The Salzburgers and Their Descendants: Being the History of a Colony of German (Lutheran) Protestants who Emigrated to Georgia in 1734, and Settled at Ebenezer, Twenty-five Miles Above the City of Savannah

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T. Newton Kurtz, 1855 - Salzburgers - 308 pages
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Page 122 - If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Page 145 - FATHER, I will that they whom thou hast given me be with me where I am : that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me : for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
Page 145 - And now, Father, glorify thou me beside thine own self with the glory which I had beside thee before the world was.' 2 We have him saying : ' Father, that which thou hast given me, I will that they also be with me where I am, that they may see my glory which thou gavest me because thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
Page 81 - It is now two years and almost four months since I left my native country, in order to teach the Georgian Indians the nature of Christianity, but what have I learned myself in the meantime ? Why (what I the least of all suspected), that I, who went to America to convert others, was never myself converted to God; (I am not sure of this).
Page 110 - ... the little lambs came and shook me by the hand one by one, and so we parted, and I scarce was ever better pleased in my life.
Page 308 - ... the general assembly and church of the first-born, whose names are written in heaven...
Page 104 - If you take slaves in faith, and with the intent of conducting them to Christ, the action will not be a sin, but may prove a benediction.
Page 111 - The town is neatly built, the situation exceeding pleasant, the people live in the greatest harmony with their ministers and with one another as one family. They have no idle, drunken or...
Page 63 - ... described as being on the banks of a river of clear water, the sides high; the country of the neighbourhood hilly; with valleys of rich cane, intermixed with little brooks and springs of water. With the selection and general appearance of the country, the Salzburgers expressed themselves highly gratified. After singing a psalm, they set up a rock which they found upon the spot, and named the place EBEN-EZER, (the stone of help,) for they could say truly, "Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.
Page 66 - The woods here are not so thick as in other places. The sweet zephyrs preserve a delicious coolness, notwithstanding the scorching beams of the sun. There are very fine meadows, in which a great quantity of hay might be made with very little trouble.

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