Presbyterian Church


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Presbyterian Church

n.
Any of various Protestant churches governed by presbyters and traditionally Calvinist in doctrine.
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Noun1.Presbyterian Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of John CalvinPresbyterian Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of John Calvin
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Presbyterian - a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church
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THE REVEREND Curtis Hartman was pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Winesburg, and had been in that position ten years.
The Presbyterian Church held itself somewhat aloof from the other churches of Winesburg.
The house next door to the Presbyterian Church, through the windows of which the minister had seen the sight that had so upset him, was occupied by two women.
I was a good Christian; born and bred in the bosom of the infallible Presbyterian Church.
Every reader must recollect, that after the fall of the Catholic Church, and the Presbyterian Church Government had been established by law, the rank, and especially the wealth, of the Bishops, Abbots, Priors, and so forth, were no longer vested in ecclesiastics, but in lay impropriators of the church revenues, or, as the Scottish lawyers called them, titulars of the temporalities of the benefice, though having no claim to the spiritual character of their predecessors in office.
Mary Presbyterian Church now, and I rented it from the trustees.
Insufferable in the glare of a Sabbath sun, bleak, windy, and flaring in the gloom of a Sabbath night, and hopelessly depressing on all days of the week, the First Presbyterian Church lifted its blunt steeple from the barrenest area of the flats, and was hideous
the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church resolved that: "slavery is recognized in both the Old and the New Testaments, and is not condemned by the authority of God.
To be sure, the Cuthberts always had gone to William Blair's; it was almost as much a matter of conscience with them as to attend the Presbyterian church and vote Conservative.
A great light of the Presbyterian Church," he added, with a momentary outbreak of his whimsical humor, "once declared, in my hearing, that the invention of printing was nothing more or less than a proof of the intellectual activity of the Devil.
Swaile is correct that the legal name of the denomination is The Presbyterian Church in Canada.

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