London Provincial Assembly on the Gospel Ministry

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Provincial Assembly of Ministers, London (Edmund Calamy; Roger Drake, moderator; Matthew Poole, scribe; et al.), Jus Divinum Ministerii Evangelici, or The Divine Right of the Gofpel-Miniftry (1654), p. 2:

The Office of the Ministry is not a Dominion but a Service, and a laborious Service, and therefore called [Gk], a word taken from thofe that labour at the oar, and [Gk], a word taken from thofe that do in pulvere defudare: But yet it is a moft glorious and honourable Service, becaufe a Service to God his Church, and the Souls of People, and therefore called The Ministry of Christ, The Stewardfhip of the Myfteries of God, and a fpirituall Rule over the Houfhold of God.
 
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