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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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Tracts for the Times, Volume 1

John Henry Newman - 1840
...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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Tracts for the Times, Volume 1

John Henry Newman, John Keble, William Palmer, Richard Hurrell Froude, Edward Bouverie Pusey, Isaac Williams - Oxford movement - 1840
...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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Primitive Christian Worship; or, the evidence of Holy Scripture and the ...

James Endell Tyler - Christian saints - 1840 - 415 pages
...an assembly of all who dwell in the several cities or in the country, in one place where the records of the apostles, or the writings of the prophets are read, as time allows. When the reader has ceased, the presider makes a discourse for the edification of the...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1871
...this Apology he thus describes the weekly worship of the Christians : — "On the day called S unday all who live in cities or in the country gather together to one place, and the memoirs of the apostles and the writings of the prophets are read as long as time permits." Now on this brief but very important...
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The Theology of the Early Christian Church, Exhibited in Quotations from the ...

James Bennett - Theology - 1841 - 463 pages
...there is made a gathering into the same place of all that live in city or country, and the memoranda of the apostles, or the writings of the prophets, are read as long as may be. Afterwards, the reader having ceased, the president makes verbally the admonition and exhortation...
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The Four Pillars, Or, The Truth of Christianity Demonstrated, in Four ...

Harvey Newcomb - Apologetics - 1842 - 298 pages
...John, gives us an interesting account of primitive worship. In his apology to the emperor, he says : " The memoirs of the apostles or the writings of the prophets are read ; and when the reader has ended, the president, ' that is, the presiding officer of the meeting,' makes...
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The Catholic magazine, Volume 1

1843
...of all who inhabit either towns or the country, held in a particular place, where the commentaries of the apostles, or the writings of the prophets, are read, as time allows. After the lector has desisted, he who presides delivers an exhortation', admonishing us...
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The Theological Works of Herbert Thorndike, Volume 1, Issue 1

Herbert Thorndike - Church and state - 1844
...day called Sunday, all that abide in towns or the countries about meet in one place, and the records of the Apostles, or the writings of the Prophets are read, as far as occasion serveth. Then the reader having done, the president in a speech instructeth, and exhorteth...
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A Church without a prelate

Lyman Coleman - Church discipline - 1844 - 120 pages
...who reside in the country, ani they who dwell in the city, and the commentaries o the apostles and the writings of the prophets are read as long as time permits. When the reader has ended, the president, in an address, makes an application, and enforces an imitation...
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The Apostolical and Primitive Church: Popular in Its Government, and Simple ...

Lyman Coleman - Church discipline - 1844 - 456 pages
...who reside in the country, and they who dwell in the city, and the commentaries of the apostles and the writings of the prophets are read as long as time permits. When the reader has ended, the president, in an address, makes an application, and enforces an imitation...
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