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of the
PRESBYTERIAN FORM

OF

CHURCH-GOVERNMENT,

AS

PROFESSED IN THE STANDARDS

ов ГНЕ
Church f Ocotland; by

In Reply to
THE ANIMADVERSIONS

OF
· Messrs. INNES, EwING, BALLENTINE, GLASS, br. among the
Modern, and of GOODWIN, LOCKIER, COTTON, G.

among the Ancient Independents.
In a Series of Letters, addressed to Mr. Innes.
With an APPENDIX, containing Remarks on Mr. HALDANE's

View of Social Worlliip.
BY JOHN BROWN,
MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL, GARTMORE.

“ Where every thing muft undergo discusion," (i. e. by the people, as is the case in In-
dependent churches) “ some may be in dancer of thinking thai they have laws to make,
" instead of laws to obey. A few of the moft active spirit and readicft elocution will become
" the real movers and managers in every bufiness. Those, in short, who have most need of
“ restraint, are in danger of being led to set it at defiance, while the peaceful, and those to
“ whom Ibe government is committed nominally, are terrified and chained down by the tur.
* bulence of the reft."

Ewing on Aas xv.

“ Let it be recolleaed, it is systems, not the character either of individuals or of particular
* societies, the merits of which we are here canvalling."

Innes.
" Ponderibus libraia fuis."

EDINBURGH:

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