History of the Presbytery of Central Texas

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E. Von Boeckmann, 1895 - Texas - 111 pages
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Page 11 - Presbyterian Church in the United States of "America, to meet at , on the "day of , AD , or wherever, "and whenever, the said assembly may happen to "sit; to consult, vote, and determine, on all things " that may come before that body, according to the " principles and constitution of this Church, and the " word of God. And of his diligence herein, he is " to render an account at his return." Signed, "By order of the presbytery. Moderator, Clerk.
Page 11 - Spring offered a resolution which declared the obligation of the church " to promote and perpetuate, so far as in us lies, the integrity of the United States, and to strengthen, uphold, and encourage the Federal Government in the exercise of all its functions under our Constitution; and to this Constitution, in all its provisions, requirements, and principles, we profess our unabated loyalty.
Page 43 - Sansom were received under the care of the Presbytery as candidates for the ministry. and Princeton Seminary in 1840, and was licensed by New Brunswick Presbytery in 1841.
Page 29 - Robinson had a warm place in the hearts of those who knew him best.
Page 56 - ... gave the cause a new start. In his Biography, he speaks, or his son does for him, as if there had been no organization previously. But I have given the true history of the planting of the Presbyterian church in Austin. The communion, that afternoon, in that large unfurnished room of the Bullock house, was something that had never been witnessed so far southwest by Protestants, on the American conti"Texas -Presbyterian, III, No. 22. July 26, 1878. nent. This was reaching out to the "regions beyond.
Page 14 - That this Presbytery now take steps to return to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian church in the United States of America.
Page 86 - The church was established and built up, and entered upon an era of prosperity that has continued to this day.
Page 4 - Leon, be set off as a new Presbytery, to be called the Presbytery of Central Texas, the Rev. Hugh Wilson to call and moderate the first meeting.
Page 17 - Chickasaws, about eighteen miles from Tuscumbia, Alabama, where he remained about seven years.
Page 90 - Sabbath-school has been maintained most of the time since the organization of the church. "Started about the time the Indians left the country.

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