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History of Newton, Massachusetts: Town and City, from Its Earliest ...
Samuel Francis Smith
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Page 184 - We are the sons of Adam ; we and our forefathers have a long time been lost in our sins ; but now the mercy of the Lord beginneth to find us out again ; therefore the grace of Christ helping us, we do give ourselves and our children unto God, to be his people. He shall rule us in all our affairs ; the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our law-giver, the Lord is our king; he will save us ; and the wisdom which God has taught us in his book shall guide us.
Page 295 - And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
Page 464 - Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you: 2.
Page 171 - Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 255 - But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest : for as concerning this sect, we know that every where it is spoken against.
Page 402 - Providence, had peace, or a repeal of the obnoxious edicts, or other changes, produced the case in which alone the laws have given me that authority; and so many motives of justice and interest lead to such changes, that we ought continually to expect them. But while these edicts remain, the legislature alone can prescribe the course to be pursued.
Page 79 - I, AB, being by God's providence an inhabitant and freeman within the jurisdiction of this commonwealth, do freely acknowledge myself to be subject to the government thereof, and therefore do here swear, by the great and dreadful name of the ever-living God, that I will be true and faithful to the same, and will accordingly yield assistance and support thereunto with my person and estate, as in equity I am bound, and will...
Page 25 - pretend right of inheritance to all or any part of the lands granted in our patent, we pray you endeavor to purchase their tytle, that we may avoid the least scruple of intrusion.
Page 427 - Blessed be the Lord God of our fathers, which hath put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the Lord which is in Jerusalem : and hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellors, and before all the king's mighty princes.