Magnalia Christi Americana, Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England: From Its First Planting, in the Year 1620, Unto the Year of Our Lord 1698. In Seven Books, Volume 1

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S. Andrus and Son, 1855 - New England
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What a treasure to find these seven books for researching life in New-England 1620-1698. Daily life is recorded and readers feel like they have stepped by in time. History buffs and family researchers will find these delightful and informative. Research is at your fingertips on the computer. Thank you so much Google eBook! 

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Page 14 - If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; if my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways : then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Page 93 - Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God...
Page 273 - I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
Page 341 - But I say unto you, It shall ,be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you. And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell : for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day. But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
Page 14 - The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers; let him not leave us nor forsake us; that he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.
Page 398 - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass : Because I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
Page 25 - I WRITE the WONDERS of the CHRISTIAN RELIGION, flying from the depravations of Europe, to the American Strand; and, assisted by the Holy Author of that Religion, I do with all conscience of Truth, required therein by Him, who is the Truth itself, report the wonderful displays of His infinite Power, Wisdom, Goodness, and Faithfulness, wherewith His Divine Providence hath irradiated an Indian Wilderness.
Page 227 - For the living know that they shall die; but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
Page 82 - The primitive christians, it is said, walked in the fear of God, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost.
Page 96 - That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; Who should arise and declare them to their children : that they might set their hope in God ; And not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...

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