An Historical Review: One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Church of Christ in Amherst, Massachusetts. November 7, 1889

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Press of the Amherst Record, 1890 - Amherst (Mass.) - 121 pages

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Page 45 - Macedonia ; how that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
Page 10 - Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table. She...
Page 6 - LET children hear the mighty deeds Which God performed of old ; Which in our younger years we saw, And which our fathers told. 2 He bids us make his glories known, His works of power and grace ; And we'll convey his wonders down Through every rising race. 3 Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs.
Page 91 - ... that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God...
Page 83 - May peace attend thy gate, And joy within thee wait, To bless the soul of every guest. The man that seeks thy peace, And wishes thine increase, A thousand blessings on him rest. 5 My tongue repeats her vows — ' Peace to this sacred house...
Page 18 - The noise amongst the dry bones waxed louder and louder; all other talk but about spiritual and eternal things, was soon thrown by ; all the conversation, in all companies and upon all occasions, was upon these things only, unless so much as was necessary for...
Page 112 - Esq :' Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England...
Page 18 - And the work of conversion was carried on in a most astonishing manner, and increased more and more; souls did, as it were, come by flocks to Jesus Christ. From day to day, for many months together, might be seen evident instances of sinners brought out of darkness into marvellous light, and delivered out of a horrible pit, and from the miry clay and set upon a rock, with a new song of praise to God in their mouths.
Page 36 - As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time?
Page 94 - ... contemporaneous map, or plan, of Lincoln was that prepared by a committee appointed by a vote of the town in accordance with a Resolve of the General Court passed in 1794. Of this committee Samuel Hoar was chairman, and the plan prepared by him was reproduced in the published " Proceedings in Observance of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Organization of the First Church

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