Journal of the ... Annual Convention, Diocese of Louisiana, Temas1-12

The Diocese, 1839

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Página 5 - The condition of man, after the fall of Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Página 5 - Sacraments ordained of Christ be not only badges or tokens of Christian men's profession, but rather they be certain sure witnesses, and effectual signs of grace, and God's good will towards us, by the which he doth work invisibly in us, and doth not only quicken, but also strengthen and confirm our Faith in him.
Página 7 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Página 5 - Albeit that good works, which are the fruits of faith, and follow after justification, cannot put away our sins, and endure the severity of God's judgment ; yet are they pleasing and acceptable to God in Christ, and do spring out necessarily of a true and lively faith ; insomuch that by them a lively faith may be as evidently known as a tree discerned by the fruit.
Página 23 - He shall preserve decorum and order ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members ; shall decide all questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house, on motion regularly seconded ; and may vote in all cases.
Página 20 - Convention, when a question is stated from the Chair, shall vote thereon unless he be excused by the Convention...
Página 1 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the gentiles, and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.
Página 51 - But a motion to adjourn shall always be in order when no member is speaking, and shall be decided without debate ; and if it be negatived, it shall not be renewed until some other business has intervened.
Página 31 - No motion shall be put or debated until it is seconded; and when seconded it shall be stated by the President before debate, and every motion shall be reduced to writing when required by the President, or any member.

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