Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of North-Carolina, Masalah 35-41

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Halaman 49 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of mquiry ; but that it is. now at length, discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it, as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment ; and nothing remained, but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule...
Halaman 30 - Parishes, or less than six Presbyters who have been for at least one year canonic-ally resident within the bounds of such new Diocese, regularly settled in a Parish or Congregation, and qualified to vote for a Bishop.
Halaman 58 - America, to him in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is...
Halaman 30 - Presbyters, who have been for at least one year canonically resident within the bounds of such new Diocese, regularly settled in a Parish or Congregation, and qualified to vote for a Bishop. Nor shall such new Diocese be formed if thereby any existing Diocese shall be so reduced as to contain less than twelve Parishes, or less than twelve Presbyters who have been residing therein and settled and qualified as above mentioned : Provided that no city shall form more than one Diocese.
Halaman 30 - Bishop, if there be one, may elect the one to which he will be attached ; and if it be not the one elected by the Bishop, he shall be the Diocesan thereof.
Halaman 49 - ... that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of reprisals for its having so long interrupted the pleasures of the world.
Halaman 29 - ... shall nevertheless be considered as duly represented by such deputy or deputies as may attend, whether lay or clerical. And if, through the neglect of the convention of any of the churches which shall have adopted, or may hereafter adopt, this Constitution, no...
Halaman 76 - God, from Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed ; Give unto Thy servants that peace which the world cannot give ; that both our hearts may be set to obey Thy commandments, and also that by Thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies may pass our time in rest and quietness ; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Halaman 39 - When a question is under consideration, no motion shall be received, unless to lay it on the table, to postpone it to a certain time, to postpone it indefinitely, to commit it or to ammend it, and motions for any of these purposes shall have precedence in the order herein named.
Halaman 49 - IT is impossible for me, my brethren, upon our • first meeting of this kind, to forbear lamenting with you the general decay of religion in this nation ; which is now observed by every one, and has been for some time the complaint of all serious persons '. The influence of it is more and more wearing out of the minds of men, even of those who do not pretend to enter into speculations upon the subject : but the number of those who do, and who profess themselves unbelievers, increases, and with their...

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