History of the Alleghany Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Pennsylvania: Together with a Topical Handbook of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Its Ancestry, Origin and Development, Volume 1
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Page 106 - I felt my heart strangely warmed,' he says; 'I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone for salvation; and an assurance was given me that He had taken away my sins, even mine, and saved me from the law of sin and death.'
Page 9 - or the books of the Prophets, are read as long as time permits. Then, when the reader has ended, the president, in a discourse, instructs and exhorts to the imitation of these glorious examples. Then we all rise together and send upwards our prayer; bread and wine and water are brought and the president
Page 12 - But Sunday is the day on which we all hold our common assembly, because it is the first day on which God, having wrought a change in the darkness and matter, made the world, and Jesus Christ, our Saviour, on the same day rose from the dead.
Page 89 - traveler from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Page 41 - Our wills are ours, we know not how ; Our wills are ours, to make them Thine." And Thou, O Lord, art more than they.
Page 71 - not as a hewn obelisk; but as an Alpine mountain,— so simple, honest, spontaneous, not setting up to be great at all; there for quite another purpose than being great; ah, yes, unsubduable granite, piercing far and wide into the heavens; yet in the cleft of its fountains, green beautiful valleys with flowers!"—
Page 210 - From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand,
Page 129 - With the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Fathers, the General Synod receives and holds the Canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the Word of God, and the only infallible rule of faith and practice; and it receives and holds the Unaltered Augsburg Confession as a correct exhibition of the faith and doctrine of our Church as founded upon that
Page 128 - receiving and holding the word of God as contained in the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the only infallible rule of faith and practice, and the Augsburg Confession as a correct exhibition of the fundamental doctrines of the divine word, and of the faith of our Church founded upon that word.