Proceedings of the General Association of Connecticut

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The Association, 1811
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Page 26 - 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 you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 1 - Behold, how good and how pleasant a thing it is for brethren to dwell together in unity...
Page 15 - BEHOLD, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's 116 beard : that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 6 - ... that it tends to form intemperate appetites and habits ; and that, while it is continued, the evils of intemperance can never be done away...
Page 15 - Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity ! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard, that went down to the skirts of his garments. As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountain of Zion : for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 9 - THE MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF CONNECTICUT, AUXILIARY TO THI AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. As amended and adopted, June, 1831. ART. I. This Society shall be known by the name of the Missionary Society of Connecticut, auxiliary to the American Home Missionary Society.
Page 4 - State : societies might be named, where the church is extinct, and the house of God in ruins — the blasts of winter rave through it — the flocks of summer find a shelter in it — the sabbath is a holiday — the authority of revelation has ceased with many, and, by others, is employed to sanction doctrines not less destructive than atheism. Preachers are patronised, whose object is to keep the audience laughing, by ridiculing the ministers and the doctrines of the Gospel.
Page 50 - The following were some of the resolutions passed on the sin of slavery: "1. That to buy and sell human beings, and to hold and treat them as merchandise; or to treat servants, free or bond, in any manner inconsistent with the fact, that they are intelligent and voluntary beings, made in the image of God, is a violation of the principles of the word of God; and should be treated, by all the churches of our Lord Jesus Christ, as an immorality, inconsistent with a profession of the Christian religion:...
Page 6 - Resolved, That, in our opinion, the traffic in ardent spirit, as an article of luxury or diet, is inconsistent with the spirit and requirements of the Christian religion, and ought to be abandoned throughout the Christian world. " And we would express our deep regret, that, after all the light which, in the course of providence, has been thrown on this subject by physicians, jurists, philanthropists and Christians, any sober man, especially any member of a Christian church, should be found engaged...
Page 37 - Believing that the use of intoxicating liquors, is, for persons in health not only unnecessary, but hurtful ; that it is the cause of forming intemperate appetites and habits ; and that while it is continued, the evils of intemperance can never be prevented.

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