The History of Georgia Methodism from 1786 to 1866

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A. B. Caldwell, 1913 - Methodism - 430 pages
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Page 129 - Therefore, no slaveholder shall be eligible to any official station in our church hereafter, where the laws of the State in which he lives will admit of emancipation, and
Page 142 - There is my house and portion fair, My treasure and my heart are there, And my Eternal home. For me my
Page 193 - gathered fruit unto life eternal, that "both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.
Page 214 - What amounts are necessary for the superannuated preachers, and the widows and orphans of preachers, and to make up the deficiencies of those who have not received their regular allowance on the circuits
Page 71 - overcoat, with an Indian belt around his waist. He did not wear a hat, but had his head tied up with a handkerchief. Coming into the house, he sat down by the fireplace for a few minutes, and then all of a sudden jumped up, and cried out: 'What will this babbler say? Those that have turned the world upside down are come hither also.'
Page 251 - Whereas the discipline of our church forbids the doing anything calculated to destroy our itinerant general superintendency, and whereas Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage, and otherwise; and this act having drawn after it circumstances which in the estimation of the General Conference will greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general superintendent if not in some places entirely prevent it, therefore—
Page 371 - going from the east to the west, and from the north to the south,
Page 252 - been my comforter and nurse. No question under heaven could have presented itself so painfully oppressive to my feelings as the one now before us. If I had a hundred votes, and Bishop Andrew were not pressed by the difficulties which now rest upon him,
Page 29 - John Major, a simple-hearted man, a living, loving soul, who died as he lived, full of faith and the Holy Ghost, ten years in the work, useful and
Page 254 - twenty years a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet us; let her go, and joy go with her, for peace will stay behind.

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