A practical guide to the duties of churchwardens


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Página 339 - And be it further enacted, That this Act shall be deemed and taken to be a Public Act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all Judges, Justices, and others, without the same being specially pleaded.
Página 130 - ... such Society shall be supported wholly or in part by annual voluntary contributions, and shall not, and by its laws may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members...
Página 314 - ALMIGHTY God our Heavenly Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins, to all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him ; have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Página 69 - Officer of the Company, and need not be under the Common Seal of the Company, and the same may be in Writing or in Print, or partly in Writing and partly in Print.
Página lxv - ... we must trust only in God's mercy, and that sacrifice" which our high priest and saviour Christ Jesus, the son of God, once offered for us upon the cross, to obtain thereby God's grace and remission, as well of our original sin in baptism, as of all actual sin committed by us after our baptism, if we truly repent, and turn0 unfeignedly to him again.
Página xxxvii - ... not, as they think fit ; and that, where it so happens that the fabric of the church stands in need of repair, the only question upon which the parishioners, when convened together to make a rate, can by law deliberate and determine is, not whether they will repair the church or not (for upon that point they are concluded by the law), but how, and in what manner, the common law obligation, so binding them, may be best and most effectually, and at the same time most conveniently and fairly between...
Página 339 - ... until public notice shall have been given of such vestry, and of the place and hour of holding the same, and the special purpose thereof, three days, at the least, before the day to be appointed for holding such Vestry, by the publication of such notice, in the parish church or chapel, on some Sunday during or immediately after divine service, and by affixing the same, fairly written or printed on the principal door of such church or chapel.
Página 271 - Christ, the true and eternal Son of God, is the only Saviour of the world, in whom alone all the mercies, graces, and promises of God to mankind, for this life and the life to come, are fully and wholly comprised.
Página lxiv - BECAUSE all men be sinners and offenders against God ; and breakers of his law and commandments ; therefore can no man by his own acts, works, and deeds, seem they never so good, be justified and made righteous before God...

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