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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 53 : The Preaching of the Word

"Of the Preaching of the Word", from the
Directory for the Publick Worship of God
(1645)

Paragraph 5 :

53-5. By way of application of the sermon the minister may urge his hearers by commandment or invitation to repent of their sins, to put their trust in the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior, and to confess him publicly before
men.

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ANTECEDENT TEXTS:
No comparable text in the following editions:

PCA 1973, Adopted text, DfW 6-5 [M1GA, Appendix, p. 157]
Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, DfW Proposed text,
PCUS 1933, DfW
PCUS 1925, DfW
PCUS 1894, DfW



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