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" And on the day called Sunday, all who live in cities or in the country gather together to one place, and the memoirs of the apostles or the writings of the prophets are read, as long as time permits; then, when the reader has ceased, the overseer verbally... "
Traditional Festivals: A Multicultural Encyclopedia - Page 454
by Christian Roy - 2005 - 548 pages
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Christianity Vindicated, in Seven Discourses on the External Evidences of ...

John Henry Hopkins - Apologetics - 1833 - 174 pages
...in the assemblies of the Christians, by a person appointed for that purpose. His words are these, ' The memoirs of the Apostles or the writings of the prophets are read according as the time allows ; and when the reader has ended, the president makes a discourse, exhorting...
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The Evidences of Christianity in Their External Or Historical Division ...

Charles Pettit McIlvaine - Apologetics - 1832 - 526 pages
...find Justin Martyn giving the emperor an account of the Christian worship, in which it is written, " The memoirs of the apostles or the writings of the prophets are read, according as the time allows ; and when the reader has ended, the president makes a discourse, exhorting...
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A Translation of the Epistles of Clement of Rome, Polycarp, and Ignatius ...

William Rollinson Whittingham - Apostolic Fathers - 1834 - 204 pages
...called Sunday, there is an assembly in one place of all who dwell either in towns or in the country ; and the Memoirs of the Apostles or the writings of the prophets are read, as long as the time permits. Then, when the reader hath ceased, the President delivers a discourse, in which he...
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Tracts for the Times: (for 1833-1834) Tract no. 1-46. Records of the church ...

1834
...called Sunday, there is an assembly in one place of all who dwell either in towns or in the country ; and the Memoirs of the Apostles or the writings of the Prophets are read, as long as the time permits. Then, when the reader hath ceased, the head of the congregation delivers a discourse,...
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Dissent unscriptural, demonstrated in a third letter to J.P. Smith, an ...

Samuel Lee - 1835 - 80 pages
...the cities or villages, there is an assembling together in the same place ; and (that) the memorials of the apostles, or the writings of the prophets, are read as long as (circumstances) will allow. The reader ceasing, the presiding (minister) exhorts and admonishes (them)...
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The Evidences of the Genuineness of the Gospels, Volume 1

Andrews Norton - Bible - 1837
...whether dwelling in cities or in the country, assemble together, when the Memoirs by the Apostles,t or the writings of the Prophets, are read, as long as time permits." He then describes the rest of the service, which consisted in an exhortation, prayer, the celebration...
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The Evidences of the Genuineness of the Gospels, Volume 1

Andrews Norton - Bible - 1837
...whether dwelling in cities or in the country, assemble together, when the Memoirs by the Apostles,t or the writings of the Prophets, are read, as long as time permits." He then describes the rest of the service, which consisted in an exhortation, prayer, the celebration...
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The true character of the Church of England, as exhibited in her antiquity ...

George Ingram - 1838 - 150 pages
...who says, " On the day which is called Sunday, all who live in the city or the country meet together, and the memoirs of the apostles, or the writings of the prophets, are read as long as circumstances permit."27 As early, however, as the fourth century some of the eastern Churches prefixed...
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A treatise on the Church of Christ, Volume 2

William Patrick Palmer - Church polity - 1838
...Martyr, about AD 148, describing the public worship of the christians, observes, that the commentaries of the apostles, or the writings of the prophets, are read as long as the time permits ; that when the reader has ceased, " the president in a discourse exhorts" the people...
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Demonstration of the Truth of the Christian Religion

Alexander Keith - Apologetics - 1839 - 336 pages
...dwell either in towns or in the country assemble together at the same place, and the commentaries or memoirs of the apostles* or the writings of the prophets are read, as the time allows ; and when the reader has ended, the president makes a discourse, exhorting to the...
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