A large selection of short scriptural post-Communions was provided.
"to spread Scriptural holiness over the land."
A third theory, advanced by Professor Witherow and others, is that the modern elder is intended to be, and should be, recognized as a copy of the scriptural presbyter.
(2) It did not maintain the scriptural right of the people to choose their minister and other office-bearers.
It is pathetic and yet inspiring to study the development of Presbyterianism in France; pathetic because it was in a time of fierce persecution that the French Protestants organized themselves into churches, and inspiring, because it showed the power which scriptural organization gave them to withstand incessant, unrelenting hostility.