A vindication of the presbyteriall-government, and ministry together, with an exhortation, to all the ministers, elders, and people, within the bounds of the province of London, whether joyning with us, or separating from us. Published, by the ministers, and elders, met together in a provinciall assembly, Novemb. 2d. 1649. Wherein, amongst other things, these ensuing particulars are contained; 1. That there is a Church-government, by divine right. 2. That the magistrate, is not the fountain of Church-government. 3. That the presbyterial-government, is by divine right. 4. The inconveniencies of the congregationall-way. 5. That the ruling-elder is by divine right. 6. That it is the will of Jesus Christ, that all sorts of persons should give an account of their faith, to the minister, and elders, before admission to the Lords Supper; ... 7. Directions to the elders, for the right managing of their office. 8. Directions to such as are admitted to the Lords Supper, ... 9. Rules to preserve people, from the errours of these times. 10. That separation
printed for C. Meredith, at the Crane in Pauls Church-yard,
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