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Page 49 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading Holy Scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers In Christ's Church — Bishops, Priests and Deacons.
Page 63 - And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give : for the labourer is worthy of his hire.
Page 63 - Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.
Page 53 - For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our King; he will save us.
Page 62 - Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.
Page 174 - As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, "Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
Page 251 - And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
Page 103 - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.