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Page 180 - HOLY Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an Article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 162 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Page 161 - Such a society is no other than " a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness, united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.
Page 33 - The buying and selling of men, women and children, with an intention to enslave them.
Page 174 - For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men. I should not be the servant of Christ.
Page 33 - We declare that we are as much as ever convinced of the great evil of slavery ; therefore, no slaveholder shall be eligible to any official station in our Church hereafter ; where the laws of the state in which he lives will admit of emancipation, and permit the liberated slave to enjoy freedom.
Page 53 - JB Finley offered the following resolution, which was adopted : — , " Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed to Life of Bishop make inquiry into the probable prospect of having the Life M'Kendree' , of our beloved late Bishop M'Kendree published, and report to this Conference as soon as practicable.
Page 125 - Whereas, in the event of a separation, a contingency to which the declaration asks attention as not improbable, we esteem it the...
Page 148 - Conference, will greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, "Resolved, That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains.