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Page 243 - This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith ? Are ye so foolish ? Having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh
Page 62 - unfavorable to Mrs. Sage's health, he resigned the pastorate, and was dismissed 4 May, 1809. His ministry there had continued a year and a half to a day, and his farewell sermon was from the appropriate text : " And he continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them
Page 63 - May feel it too; affectionate in looks, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men." Mr. Sage's reputation as a preacher was such that he was frequently invited to preach on special occasions. In 1803 he preached the " election sermon " before the Governor and Legislature of Vermont. He preached at the installation of
Page 63 - Simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine (incorrupt, in language plain, And plain in manner, decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeda May feel it too; affectionate in
Page 192 - Behold, ye despisers, and wonder and perish; for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe though a man declare it unto you.
Page 277 - The soul of a true Christian appeared like such a little white flower as we see in the spring of the year, low and humble on the ground, opening its bosom to receive the pleasant beams of the sun's glory; diffusing around
Page 499 - that, for time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.
Page 243 - Paul says (Gal. v. 4)," Christ is become of no effect unto you ; whosoever of you are justified by the law, ye are fallen from grace.
Page 28 - here I am; witness against me before the Lord and before his people. Whom have I defrauded ? Whom have I oppressed ? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe?' And the people will say: 'Thou hast not defrauded, thou hast not oppressed us, the Lord is witness. The Lord think upon you for good, according to all that you have done for this people.'