The Tabernacle of God with Men

The Tabernacle of God with Men

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1649 edition. Excerpt: held in excommnnicationtthat thisdifcipline be exercifed by the Common Cottncell of the Elders, and with the cenfent of the fufle, and this is tht remedy whereby Tyranny is fre-vented) in I Cor. 5.4. That is ihe warrantable proceeding in excommunication which PwAjbews, if not only the Slders do it apart, but with the knowledge and approbation of the Church, viz. in. that manner that the multitude of the People do not rule the action, but obferve it as a witnejfe and keeper, that nothing be done by a few at their pleafure, Inftitut. lib. 4. cap. 12. feft. 7. Bucer. This power (ojthekfyes, ) isinthe-holeChtca, but the authority of the miniftry is in the Elders andTfrjhops, as of old at Rome the Tower was in the People, the authority in the Se/, - Mat. 16.18, ip, Tht fame Author expounding, Mtth. "" 18 is'd /f r be offending brother heare not thefecond admonition, leihisflubbornnejfe be declared to the Church, that he my be the third time admoniflxdby the vhole Congregation of thofe mono-fivhomkeis, or thereof he is a fart; andifhehearenotthe Church, being admonijbed by her. let him be accounted as an Ithen andTublican. Againe: of the Power of binding -d, . that is of (butting out, or receivinginto the Church, whether at the bezinninior after Vickfdnefte commuted, I have ffoken before;, j&M i/ but here it B dearly fet forth that this power, that . thekeyesof the kingdome of heaven is in the hands of all thofe who meet together in the name of Chnft, that: is in faith; becaufe theirs is the fpiric of the Lord and his word; for fuch only meet in the nameofChrift, that is, trnftmgupon Chrift, . and grow toeether many members into one body, &c. Then interpreting the i.-when two of you fhal agree more

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  • English
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