An assertion of the government of the Church of Scotland in the points of ruling-elders and of the authority of presbyteries and synods with a postscript in answer to a treatise lately published against presbyteriall government.
Gillespie, George, 1613-1648.

CHAP. XIIII. Of the Ordination of ruling-Elders. Of the continuance of their Office, and of their maintenance.

THat the want of the Imposition of hands in Ordina∣tion, the want of maintainance, and the not conti∣nuing Page  [unnumbered] alwaies in the xercise of the Office, cannot be pre∣judiciall to the Office it selfe of Ruling-Elders.