A historical sketch of the Independent Congregational Church, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1825-1900

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1902 - Meadville (Pa.) - 96 pages
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Page 80 - In the freedom of the truth and in the spirit of Jesus Christ, we unite for the worship of God and the service of man.
Page 87 - Branch of the National Alliance of Unitarian and other Liberal Christian Women...
Page x - ... we meet with any of the relics of those former days. But it is not the physical aspect of the country and of the inhabitants alone which has been improved. A very marked alteration for the better has taken place in the moral condition of the latter. When I arrived here and for years afterwards...
Page 50 - ... ripened in the Indian summer. In the old days, he seemed to deem dancing as out of place for an earnest soul, as it would have been for the army in the trenches before Richmond. In later days, I doubt not, he looked with smiling approval upon the gayeties of young people. In the old days, he let it be known that he deemed it an impropriety for people in leaving the sanctuary to exchange greetings, and desired them to go promptly home from the benediction in solemn and secret meditation upon things...
Page 6 - Instead of having his early faith confirmed, he became fully convinced that the Bible does not teach the doctrines of the Trinity, the total depravity of all men, or the vicarious atonement of Christ.
Page 56 - The Christian Doctrine of the Forgiveness of Sin," and " The Christian Doctrine of Prayer...
Page 76 - Harvard College honored him with the degree of Master of Arts in 1884.
Page 71 - The call was accepted for the period of ten months ; and at the end of that time it was renewed for an indefinite period, and accepted.
Page 81 - Whiton was not what is called a popular preacher ; but he was in close touch with the important questions of the day, and his profound and scholarly sermons were highly appreciated.
Page 52 - Every person of good moral character, who professes his belief in the existence of God and in the divine mission of his...

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