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History of Billerica, Massachusetts: With a Genealogical Register - Page 164
by Henry Allen Hazen - 1883 - 506 pages
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American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery ...

Abiel Holmes - United States - 1805
...minority, understar; i" ing the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their a.ssent thereunto, " not scandalous in life, and. solemnly owning the covenant...the church, " wherein they give up themselves and children to the Lord, and subject " themselves to die government of Christ in his church, their children...
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An Historical Sketch of the First Church in Boston: From Its Formation to ...

William Emerson - Boston (Mass.) - 1812 - 256 pages
...in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publickly professing their assent thereunto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant...before the church, wherein they give up themselves and children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in his church, their children...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1838
...in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publickly professing their assent thereunto ; not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the church, wherein they give themselves up and their children to the Lord ; and subject themselves to the government of Christ in...
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A discourse on the history of the First Christian Church and Society in ...

Samuel Dana - Marblehead (Mass.) - 1816 - 31 pages
...discourse at his funeral by Mr. Barnard, entitled "Elijah's mantle,'" doctrine of faith, and publickly professing their assent thereto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant befere the church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves...
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A Complete History of Connecticut: Civil and Ecclesiastical, from ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Trumbull - Connecticut - 1818
...admilted in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their assent thereunto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant...before the church, wherein they give up themselves and children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in his church, their children...
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A Century Sermon: Delivered in Hopkinton, Mass., on Lord's Day, December 24 ...

Nathanael Howe - Sermons, English - 1825 - 32 pages
...assembled in synod, 1662, to determine, who were the proper subjects of baptism; and they decided, "that church members, who were admitted in minority, understanding...life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the 16 church, wherein they give up themselves and children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the...
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Theology: In a Series of Sermons in the Order of the Westminster ..., Volume 2

John McDowell - Theology, Doctrinal - 1825
...are to be baptized. In the opinions of another Synod held at Boston, 1662, we find this paragraph ; " Church members who were admitted in minority, understanding...life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the churc h, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves to...
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The annals of America: from the discovery by Columbus in the year ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...in minority, understanding the doctrine of taith, and publii ly professing their assent thereunto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant...before the church, wherein they give up themselves and children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in his church, their children...
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Religion in America: or an account of the origin, relation to the state, and ...

Robert Baird - United States - 1844 - 343 pages
...admitted to the Lord's table without S evidence of regeneration. Such persons, on arriving at maturity, " understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly...scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before ihe church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves...
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