Second Memoir Respecting the Unitarian Mission in Bengal: Containing a Report of the Proceedings of the Calcutta Unitarian Committee from Its Origin in 1821 to the End of 1827 : with an Appendix, Consisting of the Rules of the Committee and of the British and American Associations in Co-operation with It, Extras of Correspondence, Lists of Subscribers and Donors, and a Catalogue of the Books in the Library

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V. Holcroft, 1828 - Missions - 95 pages
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Page 47 - The Unitarian Society for promoting Christian Knowledge and the practice of Virtue, by the distribution of books.
Page 36 - God, from Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed ; Give unto Thy servants that peace which the world cannot give ; that both our hearts may be set to obey Thy commandments, and also that by Thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies may pass our time in rest and quietness ; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Page 56 - Wherefore then serveth the law! It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. 20 Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one.
Page 42 - STREET. l846. 1. THE Association is formed for the promotion of the principles of Unitarian Christianity at home and abroad — the support of its worship — the diffusion of biblical, theological and literary knowledge on topics connected with it — and the maintenance of the civil rights and interests of its professors. 2. It shall be denominated " The British and Foreign Unitarian Association.
Page 50 - Association shall be to diffuse the knowledge and promote the interests of pure Christianity throughout our country.
Page 50 - Secretary as may require immediate attention ; a Treasurer and three Directors. 6. The Directors, Secretaries, and Treasurer shall constitute the Executive Committee, who shall meet once in each month, and shall have the direction of the funds and operations of the Association. 7. An annual meeting shall be held at such time and place as the Executive Committee shall deem advisable, of which due notice shall be given, and at which officers shall be chosen, reports be made, and any other business...
Page 43 - ... I. The promotion of Unitarian worship in Great Britain, by assisting poor Congregations, and sending out or giving assistance to Missionary Preachers. II. The publication and distribution of books and tracts, controversial and practical — principally in a cheap and popular form. III. The pursuit of the two last-mentioned objects (as opportunity and the means of the Association may afford) in foreign countries, and the maintenance, in the mean time, of correspondence and general co-operation....
Page 32 - ... custom-duties on shipments of books, the postage of letters and parcels, stationary, and all other variable and incidental charges arising out of the business of the Committee. ' X. Organization of the Committee. It has already been stated, in one of the publications of the Committee, that, although they assumed this name, they did not thereby intend to describe themselves as the representatives of a larger body. They were constituted a Committee by their own voluntary act, without reference...
Page 55 - The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and contrite heart, 0 God, thou wilt not despise...
Page 46 - ... principal city or town of England. 27. The Committee shall have power at any time to call a General Meeting of the Association, in their discretion. Any twelve Members shall have the same power, by requisition, in writing, to the Secretary. 28. The Committee shall appoint Local Treasurers and corresponding Agents in such places as shall appear expedient, for the promotion and regular transmission of subscriptions and information. 29. The business of the Book and Tract department shall be conducted...

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