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.
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CHAP. IV. Of the authority of Sy••ds provinciall, and Nationall.

THat the power of Jurisdiction in the Synod, diffe∣reth from the power of jurisdiction in the Presbyte∣rie. The power of Jurisdiction in Synods is three-fold, dogmatick, diataktick, and critick; Whether the decrees of a Synod may be pressed upon such as professe scruple of conscience there anent.