Presbyterians


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Presbyterians

Reformers advocating elected church government without bishops or interference by secular rulers.
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Seeing as we're both Presbyterians and no Methodists around, will you tell me your candid opinion of OUR minister?
Well, Methodists are pretty near as good as Presbyterians," said Felicity, with the air of one making a great concession.
They were Presbyterians, the judge was a freethinker.
I am sure, from the tenor of books I have read, that many who have visited this land in years gone by, were Presbyterians, and came seeking evidences in support of their particular creed; they found a Presbyterian Palestine, and they had already made up their minds to find no other, though possibly they did not know it, being blinded by their zeal.
Monk and Lambert, therefore, had at first thought of creating an army each for himself: Monk in Scotland, where were the Presbyterians and the royalists, that is to say, the malcontents; Lambert in London, where was found, as is always the case, the strongest opposition to the existing power which it had beneath its eyes.
The Presbyterians were now in power; Bunyan was a Baptist, and some of the Presbyterians would gladly have silenced him.
I was a good Christian; born and bred in the bosom of the infallible Presbyterian Church.
THE REVEREND Curtis Hartman was pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Winesburg, and had been in that position ten years.
They included the doctor, the Presbyterian minister, and the priest from the Roman Catholic chapel, to which the blacksmith's wife belonged.
And perhaps I am in the wrong to suffer such a Presbyterian Hanoverian b-- to come into my house.
Everything went well, and with all the fervor of a Presbyterian, he did not forget to thank heaven for it.
Likely as not it was Sunday," she laughed; "and I was running away from prayers, from the Presbyterian service, read in a spirit of gloom by my father that chills me yet to think of.

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