The Ministers, Elders, and Deacons...
... Article XXXI The Ministers, Elders, and Deacons� The Ministers, Elders,
and Deacons We believe that the ministers of Gods Word ...
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Primitive Episcopacy and Presbyterian Ordination.
... He also occupied the chair at the meetings of the presbytery, and presided at
the ordination of the elders and deacons of his congregation. ...
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... which thenceforth was applied exclusively to the highest order of the ministry,
the other two orders being the Presbyters (Priests or Elders) and Deacons. ...
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Epistle iii. To the Presbyters and Deacons Abiding at Rome. AD 250 ...
... The Letter of the Roman Clergy, to Which Cyprian is Replying, is Missing. 1. Cyprian
to the elders and deacons, brethren abiding at Rome, sends, greeting. ...
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Of the Subject to whom the Key of Authority is Committed.
... Rev.2.2. A fourth act of their rule is, the Ordination of Officers (whom the people
have chosen) whether Elders or Deacons.1 Tim.4.14. Act.6.6. ...
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Aminian or Free-Will Baptists.
... assign greater power to a general assembly of associated churches, and hold three
orders"bishops or messengers, pastors or elders, and deacons; while the ...
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The Progress of Prelacy.
... [596:2] It was still admitted that elders were competent to ordain elders and deacons,
as well as to confirm and to baptize; and the bishop continued to ...
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Of the Distribution of the Keys, and their Power, or of the ...
... Office we looke at as peculiar to those, who are set apart for some peculiar
function in the Church, who are either Elders or Deacons. ...
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The Extraordinary Teachers of the Apostolic Church; and Its ...
... By establishing a plurality of both elders and deacons in every worshipping society,
the apostles provided more efficiently, as well for its temporal, as for ...
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Philip the Evangelist
... soon after, the Jerusalem Church was scattered. Then, by degrees, came elders
and deacons. People fancy that there is but one rigid ...
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Topical Bible VersesTitus 1:5
For this cause left I you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed you:Topicalbible.org
1 Timothy 3:1-16
This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desires a good work.
1 Timothy 3:2
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.
And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.
Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:
Elders and Deacons
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