A Candid Appeal to the Author of the "Sober Appeal to the Christian Public;": Containing an Examination of the Charges Advanced in that Work, Against the Writer, Printer, and Abettors of the "Serious Call," &c

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Flagg & Gray, 1819 - Congregational churches - 12 pages
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Page 10 - Now in these days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. And the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not fit that we should forsake the word of God, and serve tables. Look ye out therefore, brethren, from among you seven men of good report, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will...
Page 9 - For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
Page 10 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
Page 8 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth ; And let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, And walk in the ways of thine heart, And in the sight of thine eyes : But know thou, that_ for all these things God will bring thee 10 into judgment.
Page 9 - DOST thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all covetous desires of the same, and the carnal desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow nor be led by them ? Answ. I renounce them all.
Page 10 - AND in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
Page 5 - We may sincerely repent of our sins, and heartily believe the gospel ; we may walk in the paths of holy obedience; but until we enter into covenant with God by baptism, and ratify our vows of duty and allegiance at the holy sacrament of the supper, commemorate the mysterious sacrifice of Christ, we cannot assert any claim to salvation.
Page 8 - Some of the bystanders were affected with seeing these who had been "aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenant of promise...
Page 5 - None can possess authority to administer the sacraments but those who have received a commission from the bishops of the church.
Page 9 - Increase our faith ' (Luke xvii. 5). And St. Paul draws out fully the whole matter when he reminds his converts, ' And you (hath He raised), when you were dead in your offences and sins, wherein in time past you walked, according to the course of this world, ... in which we all conversed in time past, . . . and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest ; but God (who is rich in mercy), for His exceeding charity wherewith He loved us, even when we were dead in sins hath quickened us together...

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