Sunday, August 12, 2012

Early Church Fathers, Sunday, August 12, 2012 Tertullian

Tertullian
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Early Church Fathers, Sunday, August 12, 2012 Tertullian

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t is necessary to obey those who are the presbyters in the Church, those who, as we have shown, have succession from the Apostles; those who have received, with the succession of the episcopate, the sure charism of truth according to the good pleasure of the Father. But the rest, who have no part in the primitive succession and assemble wheresoever they will, must be held in suspicion.

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