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Author: Dury, John, 1596-1680.
Title: A model of church-government: or, The grounds of the spirituall frame and government of the house of God. Shewing, what the holy Scriptures have therein delivered; what the best Reformed Churches do practise; what the tender consciences may rest in. For the better satisfaction of such as scruple at the work of reformation, declared and appointed by severall ordinances of Parliament. / By John Dury, one of the Assembly of Divines; who hath travelled heretofore in the work of peace among the churches.
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Print source: A model of church-government: or, The grounds of the spirituall frame and government of the house of God. Shewing, what the holy Scriptures have therein delivered; what the best Reformed Churches do practise; what the tender consciences may rest in. For the better satisfaction of such as scruple at the work of reformation, declared and appointed by severall ordinances of Parliament. / By John Dury, one of the Assembly of Divines; who hath travelled heretofore in the work of peace among the churches.
Dury, John, 1596-1680.

London,: Printed by T.R. and E.M. for John Bellamy, and are to be sold at his shop at the three golden Lyons neer the Royall Exchange., 1647.
Subject terms:
Church polity -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A81924.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE Sr. John Gayer, Kt. Lord Major of the City of London. And to the Right Worshipfull, The ALDERMEN and SHERIFFS his Brethren.
A PREFACE To the Christian and unpartiall Reader.
THE CONTENTS.
THE GROUNDS OF THE SPIRITUAL FRAME OF THE HOUSE of GOD.
CHAP. I. Concerning a CHURCH as it is the House of God.
CHAP. II. Of the Members of Christs body and their conjunction.
CHAP. III. Of the Ordinances of Worship and Government.
CHAP. IV. Concerning the office & imployment of the Pastor and Teacher.
1. Of the Entry upon the office.
II. Of the Duties belonging to the office.
III. The spirituall way, how these Duties should be performed.
Of the first Path.
The second Path.
The third Path.
CHAP. V. Concerning the office and imployment of Ruling Elders.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII. Concerning the office and imployment of Deacon.
CHAP. VIII. Concerning the Duty of Christians, as they are to be in a particular Church, and under the government of Rulers set over them in the Lord.
Of the second, viz. Duties relating to the Eldership.
Of the third, viz. Duties relating to their Fellow-members.
CHAP. IX. Certain Rules concerning the Administration of the LORDS Supper, for the decent ordering of the action. Offered to the consideration of those that scruple at the gesture of Sitting.
CHAP. X. The practise of the best Reformed Churches, in the Admi∣nistration of the LORD'S Supper.