Proceedings in Commemoration of the Organization in Pittsfield, February 7, 1764 of the First Church of Christ: February 7, 1889

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Press of the Sun Printing Company, 1889 - Pittsfield (Mass.) - 135 pages
 

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Page 83 - But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. "Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone...
Page 83 - For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
Page 110 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 55 - Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation. Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.
Page 110 - HEAR this, ye old men, and give ear, all ye inhabitants of the land. Hath this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers? Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.
Page 122 - Now I esteem their mirth and wine Too dear to purchase with my blood ; Lord, 'tis enough that thou art mine, My life, my portion, and my God.
Page 122 - In pride and robes of honour shine. 2 But oh! their end, their dreadful end ! Thy sanctuary taught me so : On slippery rocks I see them stand, And fiery billows roll below.
Page 8 - Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make us perfect in every good work to do his will, working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 10 - And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
Page 80 - In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider : God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

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