History of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Alabama, 1763-1891

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Roberts & son, 1898 - 317 pages
 

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Page 183 - District whence he escaped ; and the better to enable the said Commissioners, when thus appointed, to execute their duties faithfully and efficiently, in conformity with the requirements of the Constitution of the United States, and...
Page 177 - Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy servant The President of the United States, and all others in authority; and so replenish them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way. Endue them plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant them in health and prosperity long to live; and finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 128 - We read at the first, that the LORD added daily to the Church such as should be saved ; and what was then done daily, hath been done since continually.
Page 174 - I am not disposed to use your phraseology ; but, if I do that thing that you come to order me to do, — addressing the Almighty with my lips, when my heart is not in my prayer, — I run great danger of meeting the doom that you have hypothetically invoked upon your own head.
Page 175 - President and all in civil authority. The language of the prayer was selected with careful reference to the subject of the prayer — 'All in Civil Authority' ; and she desires for that authority prosperity and long continuance. No one can reasonably be expected to desire a long continuance of military rule. Therefore, the prayer is altogether inappropriate...
Page 178 - Episcopal clergy of said diocese be, and they are hereby suspended from their functions, and forbidden to preach, or perform divine service; and that their places of worship be closed until such time as said bishop and clergy show a sincere return to their allegiance to the government of the United States, and give evidence of a loyal and patriotic spirit by offering to resume the use of the prayer for the President of the United States and all in civil authority, and by taking the amnesty oath prescribed...
Page 173 - A PRAYER FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, AND ALL IN CIVIL AUTHORITY O LORD, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy...
Page 118 - I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
Page 244 - As we have opportunity, let us do good unto all men : especially unto them who are of the household of faith.— Gal.

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