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synonyms for presbytery

  • benefice
  • manse
  • parsonage
  • vicarage
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How to use presbytery in a sentence

But, by holding Presbytery as alone of Divine origin, she would most effectively discountenance such unjust claims.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
After a distinguished career he was, in 1746, licensed to preach by the presbytery of Aberdeen.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
After further training at Edinburgh he was licensed as preacher by the presbytery of Lorne in 1821.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
A few years later the presbytery went further than even the magistracy had already done.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
On the north side, where the presbytery begins, is a queen's head, and on the opposite side a figure with a dog's head.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
Fithian was preparing for his examination before the Presbytery at Philadelphia at this time.
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
The assembly of divines had voted Presbytery to be of divine right: the parliament refused their assent to that decision.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
No other intimation of God's concurrence is infallible—no call by a congregation, no ordination by a presbytery or by a bishop.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
Between our kitchen and that of the Presbytery the most neighbourly relations existed during her reign.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
Father Moran came bare-headed to the gate of his presbytery garden and waved a farewell.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRESBYTERY

  • benefice
  • manse
  • parsonage
  • presbytery
  • vicarage
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