Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, Volume 1

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Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1871
 

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Page 602 - Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
Page 680 - A Narrative of the State of Religion within the bounds of the Presbytery, for the year ending April 1st. These Narratives should specify facts in regard to the particular churches, their state, trials, encouragements, and prospects ; how many of them, and which, have enjoyed revivals of religion through the year ; in which of them the Catechisms are taught, Sabbathschools and Bible-classes organized, with the number of scholars and teachers.
Page 543 - York ; and that it be referred to a special committee of five, to be appointed by the...
Page 493 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and...
Page 531 - Synod of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in connection with the Church of Scotland.
Page 498 - ... subject to the provisions of law relating to devises and bequests by last will and testament...
Page 586 - Do you believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and the only infallible rule of faith and practice ? 2.
Page 493 - Members ought not, without weighty reasons, to decline voting, as this practice might leave the decision of very interesting questions to a small proportion of the judicatory. Silent members, unless excused from voting, must be considered as acquiescing with the majority.
Page 492 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the House by any two members — on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Page 491 - Touching the duty of the Speaker. 1. He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.

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