"The Mountain Society:": A History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orange, N. J. ... with an Account of the Earliest Settlements in Newark

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C. M. Saxton, Barker, 1860 - Newark (N.J.) - 281 pages
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Page 258 - The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven ! X.
Page 107 - This life's a dream, an empty show ; But the bright world to which I go Hath joys substantial and sincere ; When shall I wake and find me there ? 5 O glorious hour! O blest abode ! I shall be near, and like my God ; And flesh and sin no more control The sacred pleasures of the soul. 6 My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound ; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
Page 77 - God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 76 - ... appointed for all men once to Die, do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say, principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of...
Page 199 - Is not the whole land before thee ? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 20 - Judicature, or as deputies or assistants to have power to Vote in establishing Laws, and making or Repealing them, or to any Chief Military Trust or office. Nor shall any But such church members have any Vote in any such elections ; Tho...
Page 20 - Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy, or to carry on any part of civil judicature, or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws, and making or repealing them, or to any chief military trust or office...
Page 204 - Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine ; continue in them : for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
Page 161 - ... undertake the pastoral office in said congregation ; promising you, in the discharge of your duty, all proper support, encouragement, and obedience in the Lord. And that you may be free from worldly cares and avocations, we hereby promise and oblige ourselves to pay...
Page 102 - Meditate upon these things ; give thyself wholly to them ; that thy profiting may appear to all.

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