History of the Old Tennent Church

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G.W. Burroughs, printer, 1904 - Tennent (N.J.) - 472 pages
 

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Page 371 - Library," and by that name, they and their successors, shall and may forever hereafter, have perpetual succession, and shall and may by the same name be persons, capable in the law, to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 82 - His brother asking him what was the matter, he said that he felt a sudden shock in his head, and it now seemed to him as if he had read that book before. By degrees his recollection was restored, and he could speak the Latin as fluently as before his sickness. His memory so completely revived, that he gained a perfect knowledge of the past transactions of his life, as if no difficulty had previously occurred. This event, at the time, made a...
Page 371 - York," and by that name shall and may have continual succession forever hereafter, and shall be able in law to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended, in all courts and places whatsoever, and...
Page 12 - There are here very good Religious People, they go under the name of Independants, but are most like unto the Presbyterians, only they will not receive every one to their Society ; we have great need of good and Faithful Ministers, and I wish to God, that there would come some over here ; they can live as well, and have as much as in Scotland, and more than many get...
Page 81 - It is shameful to be feeding a lifeless corpse ;" and insisted with earnestness, that the funeral should immediately proceed. At this critical and important moment, the body, to the great alarm and astonishment of all present, opened its eyes, gave a dreadful groan, and sunk again into apparent death. This put an end to all thoughts of burying him, and every effort was again employed, in hopes of bringing about a speedy resuscitation. In about an hour, the eyes again opened, a heavy groan proceeded...
Page 370 - Cornbury, our captain general and governor in chief, in and over our province of Nova-Caesaria, or New-Jersey, in America. Given at our court at St. James's, the sixteenth day of November, 1702, in the first year of our reign.
Page 9 - Ker, who, in the year 1685, for his faithful and conscientious adherence to God and his truth, as professed by the Church of Scotland, was there apprehended and sent to this country, under a sentence of perpetual banishment. By which it appears that the devil and his instruments lost their aim in sending him from home, where it is unlikely he could ever have been so serviceable to Christ's kingdom as he has been here. He is yet alive, and blessed be God, he is flourishing in his old age, being in...
Page 82 - While I was conversing with my brother,' said he, ' on the state of my soul, and the fears I had entertained for my future welfare, I found myself, in an instant, in another state of existence, under the direction of a superior Being, who ordered me to follow him. I was accordingly wafted along...
Page 372 - And we do further, of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, for us, our heirs and successors, grant...
Page 90 - ... introduced to Mrs. Noble. He was much pleased with her appearance ; and, when left alone with her, abruptly told her, that he supposed her brother had informed her of his errand ; that neither his time nor inclination would suffer him to use much ceremony ; but that if she approved the measure he would attend his charge on the next sabbath, and return on Monday, be married and immediately take her home.

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