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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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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1847
...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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Christianity Demonstrated: In Four Distinct and Independent Series of Proofs ...

Harvey Newcomb - Apologetics - 1848 - 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 Scottish magazine, and churchman's review

1849
...Sunday, there is an assembly in one place of all who dwell either in the 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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A sermon [on Acts v, 20] preached ... August 7, 1849, at the visitation of ...

Robert Wilson Evans - 1849
...after the death of the Apostle St. John, states thus the position which it held in public worship : " The Memoirs of the Apostles, or the writings of the Prophets, are read, so far as admits. Then, on the reader ceasing, the President makes a dislÓ course exhorting and admonishing...
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The Sabbath: Or, An Examination of the Six Texts Commonly Adduced ..., Volume 1

Sir William Domville - Sabbath - 1849
...there is a meeting in one place of all the Christians who live either in the towns or in the country; and the memoirs of the Apostles, or the writings of the prophets, are read'to them as long as it is suitable. When the reader stops the president pronounces an admonition,...
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Lives of certain fathers of the Church in the fourth century, Volume 2

William James E. Bennett - 1850
...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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The Journal of Sacred Literature

Bible - 1850
...there is an assembly in one place of all who dwell in the cities or in the country, and the memorials of the Apostles or the writings of the Prophets are read, as time may permit. Afterwards, when he who reads has ended, he who presides admonishes and exhorts by...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature, Volumes 4-5

John Kitto - Bible - 1850
...there is an assembly in one place of all who dwell in the cities or in the country, and the memorials of the Apostles or the writings of the Prophets are read, as time may permit. Afterwards, when he who reads has ended, he who presides admonishes and exhorts by...
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The Bulwark, Or, Reformation Journal: In Defence of the True ..., Volume 18

Anti-Catholicism - 1868
...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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The works of William Paley, D.D. To which is prefixed, the life of the author

William Paley - 1851
...first apology, an account, to the emperor, of the Christian worship, has this remarkable passage : " according as the time allows : and, when the reader has ended, the president makes a discourse, exhorting...
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