A History of King's Chapel in Boston: The First Episcopal Church in New England : Comprising Notices of the Introduction of Episcopacy Into the Northern Colonies

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Carter, Hendee, 1833 - Boston (Mass.) - 215 pages
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Page 126 - I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts. The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the Lord of Hosts. The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the Lord of Hosts : and in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page xi - LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
Page 70 - England, and minister of the gospel in that place, who died on Saturday, the 23d of May last. He was formerly, for many years together, one of the ministers of the Church of England in Boston, a religious and worthy man, a very good scholar, and a fine grave preacher ; his performances in the pulpit were solid, judicious and profitable — his conversation was agreeable and improving. And though a strict churchman in his principles, yet of great respect and charity to dissenters, and much esteemed...
Page 193 - The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up the light of His countenance upon you and give you peace, both now and forever more.
Page 6 - ... of the wisdom, virtue and integrity of the persons to be chosen, and not of any faction with reference to opinions and outward profession ; that all freeholders of competent estates, not vicious in conversation, and orthodox in religion, though of different persuasions concerning church government, should have their votes in the election of all officers, both civil and military."* * Mass.
Page 205 - Sacred to the memory of SAMUEL VASSALL, Esq. of LONDON, Merchant, one of the original proprietors of the lands of this Country ; a steady and undaunted asserter of the Liberties of ENGLAND, in 1628, He was the first who boldly refused to submit to the tax of Tonnage and Poundage, an unconstitutional claim of the Crown arbitrarily imposed : For which (to the ruin of his family) his goods were seized and his person imprisoned by the Star Chamber Court.
Page 188 - ... and the old proprietors of the church, we doubt not, are so far from disapproving of the sale of pews to the late purchasers that it would make them happy to dispose of as many more to persons of equal merit. We would ask these Protestors if they do not wish from their hearts that the Episcopal Church in general might grow? And how is it to grow, if not by additions from other churches? But look at the other Episcopal Churches in this town : of whom do the far greater part of them consist, but...
Page 119 - What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?" Then answered I them, and said unto them, "The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build : but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
Page 33 - ... new experiments upon his patients, except it be in desperate cases, where death must be expelled by death. This also is praiseworthy in him, that to the poor, he always prescribes cheap, but wholesome medicines, not curing them of a consumption in their bodies, and sending it into their purses, nor yet directing them to the East Indies to look for drugs, when they may have far better out of their gardens.
Page 29 - Wee have at prefent 400 perfons who are daily frequenters of our church, and as many more would come over to us, but fome being Tradefmen, others of mechanick profeffions, are threatened by the Congregationall men to be arrefted by their creditors, or to be turned out of their work, if they offer to come to our church.

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