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A52421 A discourse concerning the pretended religious assembling in private conventicles wherein the unlawfullness and unreasonableness of it is fully evinced by several arguments / by John Norris ... Norris, John, 1657-1711. 1685 (1685) Wing N1251; ESTC R17164 128,825 319

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〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d a_o parish_n first_o come_v as_o it_o be_v against_o all_o reason_n and_o scripture_n that_o a_o people_n scatter_v about_o some_o here_o and_o some_o there_o in_o several_a part_n of_o the_o country_n shall_v voluntary_o associate_v and_o combine_v themselves_o in_o a_o distinct_a body_n under_o what_o ministry_n they_o please_v and_o that_o best_a suit_n with_o their_o humour_n and_o call_v themselves_o a_o church_n as_o the_o manner_n of_o some_o be_v so_o it_o be_v agreeable_a with_o the_o very_a light_n of_o nature_n and_o dictate_v of_o right_a reason_n that_o a_o people_n in_o a_o vicinity_n and_o neighbourhood_n dwell_v together_o aught_o to_o join_v together_o with_o those_o of_o that_o neighbourhood_n according_a as_o most_o convenient_o they_o may_v for_o the_o worship_n and_o service_n of_o god_n we_o read_v of_o the_o church_n of_o god_n at_o rome_n corinth_n galatia_n ephesus_n etc._n etc._n and_o 225._o of_o seven_o epistle_n write_v from_o heaven_n to_o 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〈◊〉_d in_o the_o 17_o the_o verse_n in_o both_o place_n your_o ruler_n such_o as_o be_v lawful_o set_v over_o you_o by_o those_o that_o be_v in_o authority_n in_o the_o church_n and_o even_o as_o st._n paul_n commend_v epaphroditus_n to_o the_o philippian_n as_o their_o ordinary_a pastor_n and_o command_v they_o 29._o to_o receive_v he_o in_o the_o lord_n with_o all_o gladness_n and_o to_o hold_v such_o in_o reputation_n so_o he_o do_v the_o like_a to_o other_o church_n command_v they_o to_o honour_n and_o obey_v their_o own_o pastor_n which_o he_o will_v never_o have_v do_v if_o it_o have_v be_v lawful_a for_o people_n with_o neglect_n of_o their_o own_o minister_n to_o follow_v who_o they_o please_v people_z be_v much_o mistake_v if_o they_o think_v they_o be_v so_o much_o at_o their_o own_o disposal_n as_o that_o they_o may_v put_v themselves_o under_o the_o teach_n and_o care_n of_o what_o minister_n they_o have_v a_o mind_n to_o though_o never_o so_o excellent_a and_o orthodox_n 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