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Chap. XXX. - Of Church Censures
Section 1


1. The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of His Church, hath therein appointed a government, in the hand of Church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate. (Isa. 9:6–7, 1 Tim. 5:17, 1 Thess. 5:12, Acts 20:17–18, Heb. 13:7,17,24, 1 Cor. 12:28, Matt. 28:18–20)