Pastors Sentence Examples
In 1858 there were 617 pastors and the Union des eglises evangeliques numbered 27 churches.
The latter, about the time of Elizabeth's succession, expressed his hope that the bishops would become pastors, labourers and watchmen; and that the great riches of bishoprics would be diminished and reduced to mediocrity; that, being delivered from courtly and regal pomp, the bishops might take care of the flock of Christ.
On the 30th of November 1895 there was a massacre of Armenians, in which several Gregorian priests and Protestant pastors lost their lives.
They are laymen in that they have no right to teach or to dispense the sacraments, and on this account they fill an office in the Presbyterian Church inferior in rank and power to that of the pastors.
But there were as yet no ordained pastors.Advertisement
One hundred and twenty-seven pastors had been sent to France from Geneva before 1567.
His first efforts were directed to securing a virtuous and wellinstructed clergy, with its consequence of a people worthy of their pastors.
Here in 1743 Christopher Sauer, one of the sect's first pastors, and a printer by trade, printed the first Bible (a few copies of which are still in existence) published in a European language in America.
The leaders thus became a body of lay pastors.
His powers of organization were strongly exhibited in the Pastors' College, the Orphanage (at Stockwell), the Tabernacle Almshouses, the Colportage Association for selling religious books, and the gratuitous book fund which grew up under his care.Advertisement
One of them, Rev. Thomas Spurgeon, after some years of pastorate in New Zealand, succeeded his father as minister of the Tabernacle, but resigned in 1908 and became president of the Pastors' College.
During his residence in Maryland he vigorously opposed the "vestry act," by which the powers and emoluments of the Maryland pastors were greatly diminished.
These are subdivided into pastors, who administer the word and sacraments, doctors, who teach and expound the Bible, elders pure and simple, who exercise rule and discipline.
Not only does the correction involve the substitution of papal authority for a universal consent of " pastors " and " the faithful "; it also deliberately ranks the unformulated teachings of the church on points of doctrine as no less de fide than those formulated.
But the love of their native valleys was strong among the exiles, and in 1689 one of their pastors, Henri Arnaud, led a band of Boo men to the reconquest of their.Advertisement
It advocated " the polity that our Saviour Jesus Christ hath established," with " pastors, superintendes, deacons "; so that " all true pastors have equal power and authority.
During the Protectorate, with its practical establishment of Presbyterians, Independents and Baptists, the position of Congregationalism was really anomalous, in so far as any of its pastors became parish ministers,' and so received " public mainfenance " and were expected to administer the sacraments to all and sundry.
The Consistory rules the Established Protestant Church, and is now composed of 31 members, 25 being laymen and 6 (formerly 15) clerics, while the "venerable company of pastors" (pastors actually holding cures) has greatly lost its former importance and can now only submit proposals to the Consistory.
Its descriptions of the worldliness and lawlessness which prevailed among the elders and pastors, i.e.
The Synodical Conference of North America, organized in 1872, compels its pastors to subscribe to the whole of the nine creeds contained in the Book of Concord.Advertisement
At the 1905 census it numbered 51,600 members under 75 pastors.
The Evangelical Lutheran Immanuel Synod came into being in 1864, and has a membership of 5300 with 13 ordained pastors.
The Evangelical Lutheran Free Church of Hanover has a membership of 3050 under io ordained pastors.
The Hermannsburg Free Church has a membership of about 2000 under 2 pastors.
The Evangelical Lutheran Community in Baden has a membership of about 1 ioo with 2 ordained pastors.Advertisement
The Evangelical Lutheran Free Church of Saxony has a membership of about 3780 with 15 ordained pastors.
Each congregation had a plurality of elders, pastors or bishops, who were chosen according to what were believed to be the instructions of Paul, without regard to previous education or present occupation, and who enjoy a perfect equality in office.
The year 1662 found senior and junior pastors like-minded, and both were among the two thousand ejected ministers.
The Roman archbishop and the Orthodox metropolitans were forced to serve on its committee side by side with Protestant pastors; and village popes, trained to regard any tampering with the letter of 1 Savary to Napoleon, Nov.
The Evangelical Society had been founded with the idea of promoting evangelical Christianity in Geneva and elsewhere, but it was found that there was also needed a theological school for the training of pastors.
Heinsius (1641-1720) secured his election as one of the pastors of the Walloon church at the Hague, intending to employ him mainly in civil affairs.
Zwingli, who details these articles, as he says, that the world may see that they are "fanatical, stolid, audacious, impious," can scarcely be acquitted of unfairness in joining together two of them, - the fourth and fifth, - thus making the article treat "of the avoiding of abominable pastors in the church" (Super devitatione abominabilium pastorum in Ecclesia), though there is nothing about pastors in the fourth article, and nothing about abominations in the fifth, and though in a marginal note he himself explains that the first two copies that were sent him read as he does, but the other copies make two articles, as in fact they evidently are.
It comprises 730 church members and 72 pastors and workers.
Some of their leading pastors had been educated in one or other of the English universities.
The Pastors' College in connexion with the Metropolitan Tabernacle was instituted in 1856, and in 1866 the present Baptist College at Manchester was instituted at Bury in the interests of the "Strict" Baptist views.
From the first the attempt to rouse the denomination to organized effort for the propagation of the gospel met with much opposition, agents of the Convention being looked upon by the less intelligent pastors and churches as highly-paid and irresponsible collectors of money to be used they knew not how, or for purposes of which they disapproved.
It must be borne in mind that the Boers of every grade have always been more or less sedulously instructed in religious subjects, at all events to the extent required to fit them for formal membership of their church, and in all their wanderings they have usually been attended by their pastors.
The Patriarchate of Alexandria, consisting of Egypt and its dependencies, was at one time the most powerful, as it was the most centralized, of all, and the patriarch still preserves his ancient titles of " pope " and " father of fathers, pastor of pastors, archpriest of archpriests, thirteenth apostle, and oecumenical judge."
The patriarch, though he is " father of fathers and pastor of pastors," thus retains little of his old importance.
Instead of advocating the priesthood of all believers, the Lutheran pastors had made themselves a despotic hierarchy, while they neglected their practical pastoral work.
This work produced a great impression throughout Germany, and although large numbers of the orthodox Lutheran theologians and pastors were deeply offended by Spener's book, its complaints and its demands were both too well justified to admit of their being point-blank denied.
A large number of pastors at once practically adopted Spener's proposals.
The lectures aroused, however, the ill-will of the other theologians and pastors of Leipzig, and Francke and his friends left the city, and with the aid of Christian Thomasius and Spener founded the new university of Halle.
Pastors were to be elected by the congregation, and the whole system of canon-law was repudiated.
They went first to Bern, and soon after to Zurich, where a synod of the Swiss pastors had been convened.
On these terms the synod interceded with the Genevese to restore their pastors; but through the opposition of some of the Bernese (especially Peter Kuntz, the pastor of that city) this was frustrated, and a second edict of banishment was the only response.
The permanent officers in the church are pastors and teachers, to the former of whom it belongs to preside over the discipline of the church, to administer the sacraments, and to admonish and exhort the members; while the latter occupy themselves with the exposition of Scripture, so that pure and wholesome doctrine may be retained.
At the same time the pastors of the reformed religion, met in synod at Paris, were setting down their confession of faith founded upon the Scriptures, and their ecclesiastical discipline founded upon the independence of the churches.
This cleric, resisting certain measures taken by the great elector against the Lutheran pastors, fled the country in 1668 to avoid prosecution, and having been received at Prague into the Roman Catholic Church was appointed canon of Leitmeritz in Bohemia, where he died.
Such treatment deserves condemnation from the Church's pastors wherever it occurs.
Others, including pastors, followed, also publicly confessing their sins.
Over the last ten years Oasis has launched a degree course with Spurgeon's College, training evangelists and church pastors.
The pastors I talked to see the Catholic Church as out of touch, too institutional, and inattentive to worldly problems.
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More than 130 evangelical pastors have been assassinated in Colombia by the different armed groups over the past four years.
Their ' Sermons From Ulster ' page contains a selection of sermon transcripts from various Baptist Pastors.
Their ' sermons From Ulster ' page contains a selection of sermon transcripts from various Baptist Pastors.
But persecution raged, especially against the pastors.
A newly-made pastor was to be settled in a fixed charge by the magistrate with the consent of the congregation, after having been approved as to knowledge and manner of life by the pastors already in office.
It also has a general synodcomposed of 2 inspectors,i 5 pastors elected by the synod of Paris, and 6 by that of Montbliard, 22 laymen and a delegate of the theological faculty at Pariswhich holds periodical meetings and is represented in its relations with the government by a permanent executive commission.
In July 1755 a very polite and, as far as Voltaire was concerned, indirect resolution of the Consistory declared that in consequence of these proceedings of the Sieur de Voltaire the pastors should notify their flocks to abstain, and that the chief syndic should be informed of the Consistory's perfect confidence that the edicts would be carried out.
He was sincerely religious; but his wellmeant efforts to unite the Lutheran and Reformed Churches, in celebration of the tercentenary of the Reformation (1817), revealed the limits of his paternal power; eleven years passed in vain attempts to devise common formulae; a stubborn Lutheran minority had to be coerced by military force, the confiscation of their churches and the imprisonment or exile of their pastors; not till 1834 was outward union secured on the basis of common worship but separate symbols, the opponents of the measure being forbidden to form communities of their own.
In 1618-19 the synod of Dort (see Dort, Synod Of), the thirteen Arminian pastors headed by Simon Episcopius being shut out, established the victory of the Calvinist school, drew up ninety-three canonical rules, and confirmed the authority of the Belgic Confession and the Heidelberg Catechism.
He began to do this in 1527 in the Libellus visitatorius, which urges pastors to instruct their people in the necessity of repentance, and to bring the threatenings of the law to bear upon men in order to faith.
Gregorian priests and Protestant pastors were tortured, but preferred death to apostasy.
Godly pastors, godly elders, godly leaders are needed as defenders and protectors of the purity of the doctrine of the church.
To provide pastors he founded seminaries for the training of students, whom he maintained at his own expense.
Audio and videocassette tapes and books of charismatic pastors circulate very widely among the public.
One mission, The Spring Project, has a unique role of providing FREE windup radios for missionaries or church pastors in remote places.
With outgoing, dynamic campus pastors, students are invited throughout the school year to a myriad of Christ-focused activities, all of which give them the opportunity to become a Christian if they so desire.
In addition, some Christian cruises also offer workshops with family psychologists and church pastors.
These ceremonies are typically performed by on-board pastors and can take place privately or in mass sessions involving all the couples participating in the cruise.
Retired pastors or clergy often host in-home study groups or meetings.
Ask prominent couples and families - such as pastors or elders at your church - to host a dinner at their home.
Haiti Endowment Fund teaches and trains pastors in Haiti to spread the word to the people in their communities.
Angel Food Ministries was started in 1994 by Pastors Joe and Linda Wingo in order to help provide affordable food to people in their Georgia community who were struggling financially.
Some of the fun and exciting Las Vegas wedding ideas for families are to include such things as Elvis impersonators, pastors with pink hair, or drive through window weddings and adorableLas Vegas wedding chapels.
As the daughter of two pastors, Perry grew up singing in the church and as such discovered music at an early age.
The Seminary of Lausanne sent forth all the pastors of the Reformed Church of France till the days of the first French Empire.
The pastors were to preach, administer the sacraments, and in conjunction with the elders to exercise discipline.
In the different states, conferences, composed likewise of representatives of the several churches and their pastors, have sprung up. These meet at stated intervals for the consideration of practical subjects of moment, and for the promotion of a religious spirit.
A comparatively small section of the denomination maintain that a "plurality of elders" or pastors is required for the complete organization of every separate church.