Biblical Presbyterian Eldership

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ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT, CONTENT & SCOPE OF THE OFFICE OF ELDERSHIP

There is no more important officer in the Christian Church — – than the Elder.  Whatever else Preachers and even Patriarchs and Apostles may be, -they are basically "Elders"1 too.    One of the very words for "Elder" — -Presbuteros in the Greek —   has given the name ‘Presbyterian to our denomination.    Indeed, especially Presbyterianism is unthinkable —  without Elders.   So too is the Biblical Church —  from Genesis to Revelation.