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Constitution of the Presbyterian Church

Ruling Elder.

Constitution of the Presbyterian Church

shall it be altered? :strictures on the marriage question : a new interpretation of Leviticus, 18th chapter, 18th verse

by Ruling Elder.

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Published by [s.n.] in Louisville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby a Ruling Elder.
    ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsYA 9952
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL742046M
    LC Control Number97134147

      The Presbyterian Church approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest US Protestant group to formally recognize. A Brief Statement of Faith - Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) () A Brief Statement of Faith - Second site. After the two largest streams of Presbyterianism in the United States reunited to form the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in a committee was appointed to draft a confession that would briefly summarize our faith.


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Redeemer Presbyterian Church affirms its commitment to the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in America which consists of: 1. The Westminster Confession of Faith, together with the Larger and Shorter Catechisms.

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CONSTITUTION OF THE AFRICA EVANGELICAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 5 BOOK 1: THE CONFESSION OF FAITH 1. Of the Holy Scriptures The Holy Scriptures referred to as the Word of God contain all the books of the Old and New Testaments which are these; The Books of the Old Testament Genesis II Chronicles Daniel Exodus Ezra Hosea Leviticus Nehemiah Joel.

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The overall responsibilities, structure, and procedures of the Session of the Church are outlined in the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Book of Order, Chapter X. The Elders attend all monthly regular and special meetings of the Session.

Presbyterians follow a “confessional tradition.” The Presbyterian church believes in a “confessional” type tradition. This means that, in many Presbyterian congregations, believers reaffirm their faith using “confessions,” such as the Apostle’s Creed, the Nicene Creed or another statement of faith.

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The constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: being its standards subordinate to the Word of God, as ratified and adopted by the Synod of New York and Philadelphia in the Year of Our Lord and as amended in the years ; together with the Constitutional Rules adopted in and administrative acts of the assembly of Pages: The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) document library currently contains four volumes.

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