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(h) The suspending from the ministry and the depriving of credentials persons who are inefficient or negligent of the duties assigned them. It shall be his duty also to prepare and have published the minutes of the Convention, including all the tables of reports from the local churches, the ministerial 11 register, and the report of the Missionary Board. Likewise after supper He took the cup, and when He had given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, 'Drink ye all of this: for this is My blood of the New Testament, which is shed for you, and for many, for the remission of sins. Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honor her, and keep her, in sickness and in health; and, 24 forsaking all others, keep thee only unto her, so long as you both shall live? In case an expelled minister applies to be restored to membership in the Convention, he shall be received on the same basis as an applicant for license to preach. it shall be his duty further to prepare the quadrennial report for the delegate to the General Convention, on same blanks as used by local Secretaries. All officers of the General Convention shall be elected quadrennially, and shall be in the experience of the Pentecostal baptism of the Spirit at the time of their election. Do you believe in the imminent, personal, premillennial second coming of our Lord? Do this as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me.' Amen." 21 Here the minister may partake of the communion in both kinds himself, and deliver to the others around the table, the people still kneeling and repeating the Lord's prayer after the minister, after which a suitable song may be sung, and all Christians present, regardless of denomination, shall be invited to the altar to commemorate together the death of their blessed Savior. Will you attend divine services as opportunity affords, and contribute of your means for the spread of the full gospel? " The man shall answer: "I will." Then shall the minister say unto the woman: "N ----, wilt thou have this man to be thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of matrimony? Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.The Bible gives us some very clear principles to guide us in making decisions about dating.
); and to do all we do to the glory of God and in the name of Jesus Christ (Col. 10: 31);-to wear no outward adorning, such as jewelry, gold, feathers, flowers, costly apparel or ornamentation of any kind (1 Tim. If he shall not be satisfied with the decision of the Board, or if a number of the members of the said church equal to the number of the Official Board that renders the decision shall be dissatisfied with the decision of the Board, they shall have the right to appeal to the whole church. Here let the candidates for baptism be invited to stand before the congregation, the minister addressing them as follows: "Dearly Beloved: This act of yours, coming seeking baptism in the name of the Lord, is a public testimony of your professed subjection to Christ and the grace vouchsafed to you in the pardon and cleansing of your soul from sin. Therefore we solemnly dedicate it to His service for the reading and the preaching of His blessed Word; for the administration of His ordinances, and for all other acts of religious worship. The General Superintendent and the Assistants shall have been members of some of the Annual Conventions for at least two years preceding their election. The officers of the General Convention shall constitute the Official Board, which shall be composed of the General Superintendent, one or more Assistant General 12 Superintendents, the General Secretary and Treasurer, and at least three General Trustees of church property. It shall be the duty of the General Superintendent to preside at the General Convention, to act as chairman of the Official Board, to ordain preachers and organize Conventions in new territory, sitting as chairman of such Conventions for the first two annual sessions, and to preach the Word, giving his influence, and as far as possible his entire time, to the spreading of Pentecostal holiness throughout his jurisdiction. It shall be the duty of the General Secretary and Treasurer to keep a faithful record of all the business proceedings of the General Convention, and an account of all monies received, including all collections for whatever cause, and for what cause the same was paid out. In the administration of the elements, the parties carrying the bread and giving to the participants may say: "The body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, to preserve thee unto everlasting life. "Will you endeavor to seek after all the fulness of God, till all His will and good pleasure are fulfilled in you? Wilt thou reverence him, love him, honor and keep him, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all others, keep thee only unto him, so long as you both shall live? He shall also keep a register, in which shall be recorded the location of each Convention, and the number of its churches and preachers, and the names and addresses of all the members of the Official Boards in the Annual Conventions. 12: 2); to come out from among them and be separate (2 Cor. Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on Him by faith with thanksgiving. " The woman shall answer: "I will." Then shall the minister join their right hands and say: "Those whom God hath joined together let no man put asunder. for mission work, but in the case of their acceptance by the Missionary Board of an Annual Convention, they shall be accepted by the General Board in case it is impossible for them to appear before the General Board. Persons on the mission field desiring to unite with The Pentecostal Holiness Church may be received by the General Mission Board upon satisfactory evidence of their sincerity, soundness of faith, and acceptance of the doctrines and discipline of this church. And now we ask Thee that Thou wilt accept this house as an humble expression of our love to Thee for the gift of Thy precious Son; and as Thou didst fill the temple with Thy presence and glory, so we pray Thee that Thou wilt fill this house continually, with Thy presence and with Thy glory. Provided, nevertheless, that this shall apply only to applicants who have not had an opportunity to connect themselves with this church while in the homeland. Upon the reception of such candidates, the General Mission Board may assign them as members of such Annual Conventions as they may deem proper, provided there be no Convention organized in the field to which they belong. The General Mission Board shall receive and disburse all money forwarded to them, in harmony with their knowledge of the facts relative to the need of each field, except in case where donors (not members of this church) specify to which field they wish their contributions sent. Each local church shall organize a Missionary Society, and all its members will be expected to join and use their influence to build up and increase the membership of the society, and to increase its offerings for missions. The Secretary and Treasurer of each, local, society should forward regularly all mission money to the Treasurer of the General Mission Board. Preserve this house which we set apart to Thy service from injury and desecration.