Memoranda Concerning Sheldon Jackson and the Moderatorship of the 109th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: Winona Assembly Grounds, Eagle Lake, Indiana, May 20-28, 1897. For Private Circulation

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MacCalla, incorporated - 126 pages

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Page 42 - Let him come in." So Haman came in. And the king said to him, "What shall be done to the man whom the king delighteth to honor?
Page 47 - JESUS shall reign where'er the sun Does his successive journeys run ; His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more.
Page 45 - Thou the time when the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of God as the waters cover the sea...
Page 104 - Applying the same average to Alaska, the 9,200,000 head of reindeer will support a population of 287,500, living like the Lapps of Lapland. EFFECT UPON ALASKA. The stocking of Alaska with reindeer means — First. The opening up of the vast and almost inaccessible region of northern and central Alaska to white settlers and civilization. The original purpose in 1890 to introduce reindeer into Alaska was inspired by a desire to provide a new and more permanent food supply for the half-famishing Eskimo.
Page 46 - Moderator and brethren, here my vision ends, and I believe in my soul that if this assembly elects this missionary leader as its standard-bearer, that act will be as a trumpet call to missionary endeavour, and our whole beloved Church will mark time in a forward movement towards the conquest of this and all other lands for Christ. It is related that when an iron brigade on a field of battle wavered and turned to retreat, there appeared before them an old revolutionary soldier with cocked...
Page 92 - Jackson was graduated from Union college in 1855 and from Princeton Theological seminary in 1858. He...
Page 53 - If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most miserable." Cor. ch. xv, 19. " Why stand we in jeopardy every hour ? I protest by your rejoicing, which I have in Christ Jesus, I die daily.
Page 41 - Jackson we have not only the untiring missionary who has traveled 600,000 miles — a distance equal to twenty-four circuits of the globe in the prosecution of his work; not only the educator who has founded a great institution of learning in Utah and endowed it with his patrimony, but we see in him the elements of the broad-minded statesman and great-hearted...
Page 97 - the general assembly and church of the first born in heaven.
Page 50 - ... Theological Seminary on the Holy Sabbath and listen to Dr. McGill, that eloquent pulpit orator, deliver a masterly sermon on the subject of missions. '' In the course of his argument, the Doctor seemed to be inspired, and, looking right down on us students, he thrust forward his hand and said : ' Young man, if you can't be first, be foremost!

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