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Ministry

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MIN'ISTRY, n. L. ministerium. The office, duties or functions of a subordinate agent of any kind.

1. Agency service aid interposition instrumentality.

He directs the affairs of this world by the ordinary ministry of second causes.

2. Ecclesiastical function agency or service of a minister of the gospel or clergyman in the modern church, or of priests, apostles and evangelists in the ancient. Acts 1 . Romans 12; 2 Timothy 4Num 4
3. Time of ministration duration of the office of a minister, or ecclesiastical.

The war with France was during the ministry of Pitt.

4. Persons who compose the executive government or the council of a supreme magistrate the body of ministers of state.
5. Business employment.

He abhorred the wicked ministry of arms.


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Entry for 'Ministry'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/m/ministry.html.

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