The Life of the Rev. Robert Baird, Part 4

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A. D. F. Randolph, 1866 - 347 pages
 

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Page 320 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: 18. Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 50 - But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak ; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.
Page 60 - Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
Page 232 - That while this Committee deem it unnecessary and inexpedient to enter into any question at present on the subject of Slaveholding, or on the difficult circumstances in which Christian brethren may be placed in countries where the law of slavery prevails; they are of opinion that invitations ought not to be sent to individuals, who, WHETHER BY THEIR own FAULT, OR OTHERWISE, may be in the unhappy position of holding their fellow-men at slaves.
Page 89 - It is my conviction that the United States ought to insist on a prompt execution of the treaty, and in case it be refused or longer delayed take redress into their own hands. After the delay on the part of France of a quarter of a century in acknowledging these claims by treaty, it is not to be tolerated that another quarter of a century is to be wasted in negotiating about the payment. The laws of nations provide a remedy for such occasions.
Page 66 - Legislature promises more for the good of New Jersey than any thing which has been known for a long time in our State. It owes its passage to the zeal and labor of a single man, Rev. Robert Baird, who has been keeping the subject before the minds of the people in newspaper essays, for some months.
Page 234 - That, in respect to the necessity of personal holiness, the Alliance are of opinion that it is recognised in the Article of the Basis on the work of the Spirit ; and, in reference to various social evils existing in countries within the circle of this Alliance, such as the profanation of the Lord's day, intemperance, duelling, and the sin of slavery...
Page 90 - I recommend that a law be passed authorizing reprisals upon French property, in case provision shall not be made for the payment of the debt at the approaching session of the French Chambers.
Page 310 - Christianity. Impressed with the conviction that the origin of this war is to be traced to slavery, the Conference would entreat Almighty God to dispose the hearts of his own people in America to use the means dictated by wisdom and Christian principle for the speedy and complete suppression of a system alike opposed to the spirit of the Gospel, and to the peace, prosperity, and progress of that great people. And whereas our brethren of the United States have appointed Thursday, the 26th inst., as...
Page 213 - Sketches of Protestantism in Italy, Past and Present, including a notice of the origin, history and present state of the Waldenses.

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