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WHEREAS it has become necessary, in consequence of the late change in the outward condition of the Church, to amend the Questions and Formula to be used at the licensing of Probationers, and the ordination of Deacons, Elders, and Ministers respectively, the General Assembly, with consent of a majority …
WHEREAS the General Assembly did pass in 1884, with consent of Presbyteries, an Act, entitled “ Act anent the Subscription of Formula by Deacons,” whereby Deacons are relieved of subscription to the Confession of Faith. WHEREAS the same Act was passed in face of protests and dissents by a …
WHEREAS this Church adheres, as she has always adhered, to her Subordinate Standards in terms of the Act, 1846, anent Questions and Formula. WHEREAS an Act, entitled “Act anent Confession of Faith,” passed by the General Assembly of 1892, on the 26th day of May of that year, in …
The General Assembly, on considering the Report of the Committee to which this matter was referred at a previous diet, unanimously agreed to sanction, as they hereby sanction, the publication of a volume, containing the subordinate standards, and other authoritative documents of this Church. And with the view of …