Historical Account of Christ Church, Boston: A Discourse, Delivered in Said Church, on Sunday, December 28, 1823 (Google eBook)

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Joseph W. Ingraham, 1824 - Boston (Mass.) - 39 pages
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Page 21 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, Let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth ; If I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Page 27 - The sweet remembrance of the just Shall flourish when he sleeps in
Page 22 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Page 3 - According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth : thy right hand is full of righteousness.
Page 19 - How assiduously should we watch and pray against whatever may divert us from our Christian course, or endanger the prize to which we aspire. Let us work the work of him that sent us, while it is day, remembering that the night cometh when no man can work. Let us be steadfast, unmoveable, always aboundin the work of the Lord, knowing that our labour will not be in vain in the Lord.
Page 6 - Lord," and our "God;" he is a "sun" to enlighten and direct us in the way, and a "shield" to protect us against the enemies of our salvation ; he will give " grace" to carry us on " from strength to strength," and
Page 30 - ... the preceding year, and the other ministers in such a manner as that they may each of them preach on the eight different subjects within four years; this I would have unalterable and perpetual ; and I hereby direct that the said eight annual sermons be preached on the following subjects, viz. First sermon, on Ash Wednesday, the service to begin about three o'clock in the afternoon, upon the duty, usefulness, and propriety, of fasting and abstinence, or upon repentance, or faith, or hope, or charity,...
Page 19 - ... according to the deeds done in the body, whether they be good or whether they be evil...
Page 21 - Sensible that without him we can do nothing, our devout supplications will daily rise to the great Head of the church, who has promised to be with her, even unto the end of the world ; that peace may be a perpetual guest within her walls, and prosperity in all her palaces ; and, as an evidence of the sincerity of our prayers, the pious resolution of each individual will be, ' For my brethren and companions' sake, I will now say, peace be within thee.
Page 8 - ... even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer : their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar ; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.

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