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Related Subjects: American Missionary Association -- History. | Missions -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Missionaries -- United States -- History. | United States -- Religion -- 19th century.
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Page 5 - We will neither import nor purchase, any slave imported after the first day of December next; after which time, we will wholly discontinue the slave trade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels, nor sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it.
Page 7 - What a stupendous, what an incomprehensible machine is man! who can endure toil, famine, stripes, imprisonment, and death itself, in vindication of his own liberty, and, the next moment be deaf to all those motives whose power supported him through his trial, and inflict on his fellow men a bondage, one hour of which is fraught with more misery, than ages of that which he rose in rebellion to oppose.
Page 9 - For the love of money is the root of all evil : which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Page 7 - When the measure of their tears shall be full, when their groans shall have involved heaven itself in darkness, doubtless, a God of justice will awaken to their distress, and by diffusing light and liberality among their oppressors, or, at length, by his exterminating thunder, manifest his attention to the things of this world, and that they are not left to the guidance of a blind fatality.
Page 226 - But it is not so among' you: but whosoever would become great among you, shall be your minister: 44. And whosoever would be first among you, shall be servant of all. 45. For verily the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Page 226 - Not so shall it be among you : but whosoever would become great among you shall be your minister; and whosoever would be first among you shall be your servant...
Page 91 - English language, not as a means to an end, but as the end itself.
Page 57 - No man is able, either of himself, or by any grace received in this life, perfectly to keep the Commandments of God; but doth daily break them in thought, word, and deed.
Page 257 - To provide an agency for the study of the educational problems of these institutions and for the administration and distribution of these funds in such ways as shall best further the common interests and ideals of these institutions and...