History of the Reformed Church of Tappan, N.Y.

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Press of Stettiner, Lambert & Company, 1894 - Tappan (N.Y.) - 168 pages
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Page 40 - Let nothing be done through strife or vain -glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Page 93 - Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your ceiled houses, and this house lie waste?
Page 55 - ... Church in the face of their own subscription at the beginning of their ministry. That such a request would be listened to by the King we feel assured, because our Netherlandish Church has always been regarded by the Episcopalians as a national church, and for that reason held in esteem, and because the kings have always provided our churches with charters, not only to manage their affairs according to the Netherlandish constitution established in the Synod of Dort, but also as a body corporate,...
Page 59 - Satisfied ourselves with the plan of getting a professor [of theology] in our academy, we perceive nevertheless that there is another scheme laid in regard to a new academy to be erected in New Jersey, by which a student is to be sent hence to the University of Utrecht, where, through the favor of a certain professor of theology and some others, he is to be received and study four years and then come back as professor of theology [this refers to John H.
Page 55 - Church, and cast off their relations to that Church in the face of their own subscription at the beginning of their ministry. That such a request would be listened to by the King we feel assured, because our Netherlandish Church has always been regarded by the Episcopalians as a national church, and for that reason held in esteem, and because the kings have always provided our churches with charters, not only to manage their affairs according to the Netherlandish constitution established in the Synod...
Page 79 - Babylon, making its course to the south, the palaces lie the one on the east, and the other on the west side of the river; both built at exceeding costs and expense.
Page 54 - Classls will Issue the case, for the relief of these long-oppressed heads of families. And since this matter of an academy Is that which Is so sadly disputed In the congregations ot New Jersey, and those adjoining, we cannot omit mentioning that, notwithstanding two governors have refused their request, they mean to try It with the third...
Page 54 - Paas-day [Easter] he preached upon the Crucifixion. Besides he, along with other ministers, desired a charter for an academy from the Governor of New Jersey, although he lives under the government of New York. These things greatly excited the congregation. Yet each held firmly to his own way, the minister deeming himself more bound to maintain his fancy of having an academy or a...
Page 55 - Our only aim is that they shall not trouble us, nor disturb our churches subject to the Synod of Dort and to the decrees of Classis and Synod. If they transgress the old bounds, we do not at all desire their ruin. They may be independent if they will, if only they will not oppress us (who seek to...
Page 34 - Coetus, which had not yet been carried into effect, leaving it to the neighboring ministers to do in the case what would best serve for the peace and quiet of the congregation, and to prepare the way, by providing a reasonable salary for Domine Muzelius, for removing him from the congregation.

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