|Author:||Lesly, John, d. 1657.|
|Title:||The parasynagogue paragorized, or, A parenetical confutation of the epidemical error which asserteth, separation from parochial church-communion : demonstrating their practice, who on the Lords day neglect the publick exercises of divine worship in their parochial congregations, and frequent (cæteris paribus) other churches, to be anti-scriptural / by John Lesly ...|
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The parasynagogue paragorized, or, A parenetical confutation of the epidemical error which asserteth, separation from parochial church-communion : demonstrating their practice, who on the Lords day neglect the publick exercises of divine worship in their parochial congregations, and frequent (cæteris paribus) other churches, to be anti-scriptural / by John Lesly ...
Lesly, John, d. 1657.
London: Printed by Thomas Maxey ..., 1655.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Pages 26-41 and 116-135 from Dr. William's Library, London copy spliced at end.
Table of contents: p. -
Errata: p. 
Sunday -- Biblical teaching.
Worship -- Controversial literature.
To the Honourable, WILLIAM LENTHALL Esquire, Master of the Rolls, &c.
The Parasynagogue Paragorized. OR, A Parenetical Confuta∣tion of the Epidemical Er∣ror, which asserteth, Separation from Pa∣rochial Church-Communion.
CHAP. I. There is a Necessity of opposing Er∣rors: and a special Necessity of opposing the Error of indetermi∣ned Church-communion.
CHAP. II. The late original of this Er∣ror: Some mischiefs of it are indigitated. A Mo∣tive to resist them.
CHAP. III Parochial Church-communi∣on is a Duty implanted by Nature, and a Moral and Solemn part of Divine Worship.
CHAP. IV. All Christians are to joyne themselves to some parti∣cular visible Church, when the Lord offereth Occa∣sion.
CHAP. V. We are bound to Hearing in our own determined Con∣gregations, Necessitate Praecepti.
CHAP. VI. God assigneth unto every or∣dinary Pastor a portion of his people, to be instructed by him.
CHAP. VII. Separation from determined Church-Communion, is reproved, 1 Cor. 1.12. and 3.4.
CHAP. VIII. The Lord commandeth to worship him orderly: which is not observed in indermined Church-com∣munion.
CHAP. IX. We are bound to hearing in our particular Congrega∣tions by Christs Doctrine and Example.
CHAP. X. We are bound to the Duty of determined Church-communion by the cu∣stome of Apostolick and Pimitive times.
CHAP. XI. Reason teacheth that Inde∣termined Church-Com∣munion is a Carnal Glory∣ing in the worthinesse or Excellency of other Pa∣stors, above their own.
CHAP. XII. Some sinful Effects and Con∣sequents of Parochiall Church-Separation.
CHAP. XIII. The causes which men pre∣tend for Separation from Parochial Church-Com∣munion, are frivolous and invalid. And First, Indeter∣mined Church-com∣munion is no part, but an Abuse of Christian Liberty.
CHAP. XIV. Secondly, Separation from Church-Communion, for the Pastors knowne Insufficiency or Scan∣dalous life, may bee lawfull: otherwise it is lamentable, if not intolerable and impi∣ous.
CHAP. XI. Thirdly, Other imagina∣ry, and imaginated Pretences are answe∣red.
CHAP. XVI. Serious and frequent Ad∣monition ought to bee inculcated against this Errour.
CHAP. XVII. Some Antidotes against the Infection of Pa∣rochiall Church Sepa∣ration.
CHAP. XVIII. The Conclusion.