A Review of Ecclesiastical Proceedings in the Congregational Church and Society in Brooklyn, (Conn.): And Particularly of the Proceedings and Result of the Consociation of Windham County, in February, 1817, Upon a Charge of Heresy Against the Junior Pastor of Said Church and Society
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according adjourned adopted advice aggrieved brethren agree agreement appear appointed approve Association attend authority believe body called character charge Christian church in Brooklyn circumstances claim committee communication communion complaint concurred connexion consequence consideration considered Consociation contained convened conversation Council decision delegate desire determine difficulties discipline dismission doctrine duty ecclesiastical elders essential evidence expressed fact faith Father feelings formed give hear heresy honour hope important individuals Jesus Christ judge judgment junior pastor jurisdiction letter Lord Luther Willson matters measures meeting minds minister ministerial moderator Mutual Council names never object observed occasion opinion particular parties peace person Platform present principles proceedings proper proposal publick question reason record refer regard relation request respect Result senior sentiments society statement supposed taken things thought tion Trinity views vote Willson Windham County wish
Page 17 - For the Father judgeth no man, But hath committed all judgment unto the Son : That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son, Honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.
Page 109 - And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment, that ye may approve things that are excellent, that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
Page 94 - Speak not evil One of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law : but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge. 12 There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy...
Page 121 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things whereby one may edify another.
Page 17 - Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again ; 10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
Page 82 - That, according to the common practice of our churches, nothing shall be deemed an act or judgment of any council, which hath not the act of the major part of the elders present concurring, and such a number of the messengers present, as makes the majority of the council...
Page 121 - However they admired some ministers, they all loved him ; and saw exemplified in him that wisdom which is from above, — which is first pure, then peaceable, gentle and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Page 128 - V. That when any case is orderly brought before any council of the churches, it shall there be heard and determined, which (unless orderly removed from thence), shall be a final issue ; and all parties therein concerned shall sit down and be determined thereby. And the council so hearing, and giving the result or final issue, in the said case, as aforesaid, shall see their determination, or judgment, duly executed and attended, in such way or manner, as shall, in their judgment, be most suitable...
Page 18 - I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
Page 129 - ... the beginning or first session of the said Council, and no longer. And that minister who was chosen at the last session of any Council to be moderator, shall, with the advice and consent of two more elders, .(or, in case of the moderator's death, any two elders of the same Consociation,) call another Council within the circuit, when they shall judge there is need thereof.