|Author:||Smyth, John, d. 1612.|
|Title:||The differences of the churches of the seperation [sic] contayning a description of the leitourgie and ministerie of the visible church, annexed as a correction and supplement to a litle [sic] treatise lately published, bearing title, Principles and inferences, concerning the visible Church / published ... by Iohn Smyth.|
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The differences of the churches of the seperation [sic] contayning a description of the leitourgie and ministerie of the visible church, annexed as a correction and supplement to a litle [sic] treatise lately published, bearing title, Principles and inferences, concerning the visible Church / published ... by Iohn Smyth.
Smyth, John, d. 1612., Smyth, John, d. 1612.
[Middelburg: R. Schilders], 1608.
Publisher and place of publication from STC (2nd ed.).
Error in paging: p. 32 mis-numbered 22.
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Smyth, John, -- d. 1612. -- Principles and inferences concerning the visible Church.
Church of England -- Controversial literature -- Baptist authors.
Principles and inferences concerning the visible Church.
Baptists -- Doctrines.
Baptists -- Great Britain.
To every true lover of the truth especially to the Brethren of the seperation: Salutations.
table of contents
THE DIFFERENCES OF THE CHVRCHES OF THE SEPE∣ration, Conteyning a description of the Leitourgie & Ministerie of the visible Church Annexed as a correction & supplement to a litle treatise lately published bearing title principles, & inferences concerning the visible Church.
THE FIRST PART. concerning the Leitourgie of the Church
Cap. 1. of the Kingdom of the Saynts.
Chap. 2. of the Preisthood of the saynts.
Chap. 3. of Spirituall worship & of the Spirit.
Chap. 4. of quenching the Spirit.
Chap. 5. of the helps of Spiritual worship.
Chap. 6. concerning bookes & writing.
Chap. 7. Of the kindes of bookes or writinges.
Chap. 8. Of the Originalls or Holy Scriptures, & of the partes of Holy Scripture.
Chap. 9, How the Originalls or Holy Scrip∣tures are to be vsed.
Chap. 10. Reasons proving the Originals not to be given as helps before the eye in worship.
Chap. 11. objections for book worship answered.
Chap. 12. Of the writings of men.
Chap. 13. Of reading translations: & of the translation of the. 72. interpreters.
Chap. 14. Of other arguments against reading translations in tyme of worship.
Chap. 15. Objections for translations answered.
Chap. 16. Of the lawfullnes of translating the Scriptures. & the vse of translations in our account.
Chap. 17. Concerning the vse of the trans∣lations for the hearers.
Chap. 18. Of the nature of essence of Spiritual worship & the essentiall causses & kinds thereo:
Chap. 19. How the worship of the Old Testament did type the Spiritual worship of the new Testament.
Chap. 20. Of that which was performed in the court.
The second part of the Ministery of the Church.
The first section of the Eldership or Presbytery.
Chap. 1. Of the names or titles of the Elders.
Chap. 2. Of reasons proving the Elders to be of one sort, viz: all Pastors.
Chap. 3. Objections for three sorts of Elders answered,
Chap. 4. Of the divers gifts of Elders.
Chap. 5. Of the works of the Presbytery or Elders in the preisthood of the Church.
Chap. 6. Of the presbytery or Elders in the Kingdom of the Church.
The second Section.
Chap. 1. Of the Treasury of the Church, & the Deacons office.
Chap. 2. VVho are to contribute.
Chap. 3. VVhat or how much is to be given to the treasury.
Chap. 4. Of what nature the treasury is.
Chap. 5. VVhen the treasury is to be collected.
Chap. 6. How the Treasury is to be employed.
Chap. 13. At whose disposition the Treasury is.
Certayne demaundes, wherto wee desire direct & found answer, with proof from the Scriptures.
A Recapitulation of the Chapters to be found according to their pages.
The first part concerning the Leitourgie of the Church.
The second part of the Ministery of the Church. pag. 22.