The Whole Works; -The Journal of the Proceedings of the Assembly of Divines from January 1, 1643 to December 31, 1644 and Letters to and from Dr. Lightfoot Volume 13

The Whole Works; -The Journal of the Proceedings of the Assembly of Divines from January 1, 1643 to December 31, 1644 and Letters to and from Dr. Lightfoot Volume 13

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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. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...Tit. i. 7, were ordered and concluded. Then Mr. Marshal moved, That we might say something ' more to this purpose, about the power and choice of the people: but this was answered by Dr. Burgess, That this is against our vote at our rising yesterday; and he desired that the next proposition in the report should be taken in hand, and then that afterward. And here it cost us a great deal of time and tug, what we should first fall upon, as always we do, when we fall upon any such business of form, or order, at last we fell upon this: ---' " That he be ordained by prayer and imposition of hands, by such preaching presbyters as shall be thereunto appointed." 1 Tim.v. 22, Act. xiv. 23. This was ready to be ordered and concluded, without any debate, when Dr. Stanton moved, That " fasting" might be taken in; which, after a while, was ready to be put in, when Mr. Rathbone also excepted against the phrase, " which shall be thereunto appointed," and he tendered that it might be expressed, " by those to whom it doth belong;" both which were ready to be received, when Mr. Gattaker opposed against "fasting," and Mr. Seaman also, and so did I, a1. leging, that thoughl honour fasting, yet that it seems those places, held out for the proof of this, do not so much import the apostles' intentional fasting at ordination, as to relate that at that time, they used that which was their constant custom. And here were divers things spoken " pro et contra," upon' this point: and withal Mr. Selden, and Mr. Gillespie after him, excepted at the phrase, " by imposition of hands, -" because the Scripture useth the word nerd: and Mr. Gillespie questioned this proposition did not...show more

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