A Familiar Conversational History of the Evangelical Churches of New-York

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R. Carter, 1839 - Church buildings - 222 pages
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Page 63 - " Have you any Methodists there ? " " No ! " " Have you any Independents or Seceders ? " " No ! No ! " " Why, who have you, then ? " " We don't know those names here ; all that are here are Christians — believers in Christ — men who have overcome by the blood of the Lamb, and the word of his testimony...
Page 60 - Well, my boys, we have a clear sky, and are making fine headway over a smooth sea, before a light breeze, and we shall soon lose sight of land. — But what means this sudden lowering of the heavens, and that dark cloud arising from beneath the western horizon ? Hark ! Don't you hear distant thunder ? Don't you see those flashes of lightning? There is a storm gathering ! Every man to his duty ! How the waves rise, and dash against the ship ! The air is dark ! The tempest rages ! Our masts are gone...
Page 207 - I have preached several times, and the people flock to hear in multitudes. Sunday evening I went out upon the common. I had the stage appointed for the...
Page 158 - After expressing the emotions of pity naturally arising upon a detail of their sufferings under the avaricious and barbarous policy of ancient times, he turned the attention of his hearers to that mystery of love and terror manifested in the sacrifice of Christ ; and so pathetically described the bloody tragedy at Mount Calvary, that a member cried out with agony and in tears, beseeching him to desist, and declaring his conviction. Many others wept; and the unfortunate Israelites were content to...
Page 116 - Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.
Page 44 - The royal instructions required the governors of the plantations to give all countenance and encouragement to the exercise of the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the bishop of London, as far as conveniently, might be in their respective provinces, and particularly directed, "That no schoolmaster be henceforward permitted to come from this kingdom, and to keep school in that our said province, without the license of the said lord bishop of London...
Page 144 - This is a true saying. If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
Page 32 - There are none of you but what are big with the privileges of Englishmen and Magna Charta.
Page 85 - ... but the whites laughed at the Indians, seeing that they knew not the use of the axes and hoes they had given them the year...
Page 24 - In all territories of his royal highness, liberty of conscience is allowed, provided such liberty is not converted to licentiousness, or the disturbance of others in the exercise of the protestant religion.

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