The Spiritual Lives of Bereaved Parents (Series in Death,

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Last year, the church, which averages about 450 in worship, saw more than 160 of its members of all ages — from children to senior adults — directly involved in missions projects through the church. One could safely say that the same principle that governs the Presbyterian "Book of Forms" is the principle that makes the presbyterian government favourable to the others. There was also Smyrna, Pergamos, Philadelphia, Laodicea, and the rest of the cities that are mentioned in Revelation 2.

Pages: 208

Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (June 1, 1999)

ISBN: 0876309902

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