God Timing All National Changes in the Interests of His Christ: A Discourse Before the American Baptist Home Mission Society, at Its Annual Meeting in the City of Providence, R. I., on Thursday Evening, May 29th, 1862

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Sheldon, 1862 - Civil rights - 56 pages

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Page 7 - Be wise now therefore, O ye kings : be instructed, ye judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
Page 62 - To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High, To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.
Page 66 - made of one blood all nations of men ... on all the face of the earth.
Page 63 - subvert also his cause," and impeach also his right in the Second Adam, who, as the Lamb of God, taketh away the sin of the world.
Page 87 - They that turn many to righteousness shall shine as the stars for ever and ever...
Page 10 - Is there evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it !" In the constitution of the human mind there can be no evil.
Page 70 - Dan. iv : 35; Eph. i; 11; John xvii : 4. 20. Because God has no other will than that above expressed and clearly revealed ; and he will never have a different will. " He is in one mind, and who can turn him ? and what his soul desireth that he doeth," " He is without variableness or the shadow of turning.
Page 35 - Isai. x. 7 with the rapidity of " a fire that burneth up the stubble, and coming upon princes as upon mortar, and as the potter treadeth clay."* — Alexander the Great had some advantages in his favor.
Page 60 - And the old precept of the gospel, giving the preference to freedom, where the choice is ours to make, and bidding us to "USE IT RATHER,"* becomes now the law of the situation, and the God-given summons of the hour. Rather than by new compromises, and by unworthy submission to such judgemade law, when it is usurping on the old safeguards of freedom — rather than legitimize, under any pretext, and for * See note, page 91.
Page 64 - Negro's — word the name as you will — the black man's claim to a common blood and a common humanity with yourselves, and write with a grin, before the skies, Sambo cousin to the ape; and you have "turned away his right" in the atonement, and "subverted his cause" in the last judgment, and his citizenship in the new Jerusalem.

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