An Abridgement of the Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland from 1560 to 1840: With a Summary View of the Various Acts of Parliament Relative to the Church of Scotland : a Practical Account of the Court of Teinds : a Digest of Decisions in the Law of Scotland, Relative to the Civil Rights of the Church and Clergy : Notes on the Poor-laws, Parochial Schools, &c. and an Enlarged Abstract of the Procedure of the Commissions of the General Assembly, Now for the First Time Published from the Original Records
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Page 295 - AB do swear and as I shall answer to God at the great day of judgment...
Page 378 - Parliament, statutes and ordains that there be a school settled and established and a schoolmaster appointed in every parish not already provided by advice of the heritors and minister of the parish...
Page 425 - An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Importation of Corn," it is enacted, that whenever foreign corn, meal, or flour, shall be admissible under the provisions of an act, passed in the fifty-fifth year of the reign of his late majesty, king George the third, intituled " An Act to amend the Law now in force for regulating the Importation of Corn...
Page 155 - Church now settled by law by kirk-sessions, ' presbyteries, provincial synods, and General Assemblies to be ' the only government of this Church ; and that I will submit ' thereto, concur therewith, and never endeavour directly or ' indirectly the prejudice or subversion thereof...
Page 193 - Do you engage, in the strength and grace of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Master, to rule well your own family, to live a holy and circumspect life, and faithfully, diligently, and cheerfully to discharge all the parts of the ministerial work, to the edification of the body of Christ ? 10.
Page 236 - Church, to be the truths of God, contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments ; and do you own the whole doctrine therein contained as the confession of your faith ? 3. Do you sincerely own the purity of worship presently authorized and practised in this Church...
Page 409 - ... and where the commissioners are of opinion that the teinds should be in the first instance exhausted for each minister whose case shall be so specified as aforesaid, forthwith to institute a process of modification and augmentation for obtaining the remainder of such unexhausted teinds ; and that it shall be lawful for the said Lords of Council and Session, as commissioners aforesaid, to award to him the whole of such unexhausted teinds as soon as the course of such process shall admit...
Page 385 - ... in case a difference of opinion shall arise among the heritors respecting the propriety and usefulness of such division of the salary, the same shall be submitted by petition or representation to the...
Page 192 - Faith ? 4. Are you persuaded that the Presbyterian government and discipline of this Church are founded upon the Word of God, and agreeable thereto ; and do you promise to submit to the said government and discipline, and to concur with the same, and not to endeavour, directly or indirectly, the prejudice or subversion thereof...