Our Country for the Sake of the World: A Sermon in Behalf of the American Home Missionary Society ... May, 1851

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American Home Missionary Society, 1851 - Bible - 31 pages
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Page 3 - GOD be merciful unto us, and bless us ; And cause his face to shine upon us. That thy way may be known upon earth, Thy saving health among all nations.
Page 7 - We, according to his promise, look for a new heaven, and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness." " To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life in the midst of the paradise of God.
Page 24 - We must make haste. The moments are precious. America may one day become the centre of civilization ; and shall truth or error there establish its empire ? If the protestant sects are beforehand with us, it will be difficult to destroy their influence.
Page 5 - To them pertained the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises...
Page 29 - States, 224; the Southern States, 15; the Western States and Territories, 515. Of these, 640 have been the pastors or stated supplies of single congregations ; and 425 have occupied larger fields. Four have ministered to congregations of colored people ; and 41 have preached in foreign languages — 10 to Welsh, and 29 to German congregations ; and two to congregations of Norwegians and Swedes. The number of congregations supplied, in whole or in part, is 1,820 ; and the aggregate of ministerial...
Page 5 - the Gentiles shall come to her light, and kings to the brightness of her rising.
Page 29 - AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. The Society has had in its service the last year 1,065 ministers of the • gospel, in 26 different States and Territories : in the New England States, 311; the Middle States, 224; the Southern States, 15; the Western States and Territories, 515. Of these, 640 have been the pastors or stated supplies of single congregations; and 425 have occupied larger fields. Four have ministered to congregations of...
Page 29 - The Society has had in its service the last year, 1,065 ministers of the Gospel, in 26 different States and Territories : in the New England States, 311; the Middle States, 224; the Southern States, 15; the Western States and Territories, 515. Of these, 640 have been the pastors or stated supplies of single congregations ; and 425 have occupied larger fields, four have ministered to congregations of colored people...
Page 31 - Be watchful and strengthen the things that remain, that are ready to die ; for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
Page 21 - ... large scale — rivers, forests, prairies. However philosophically accounted for, the same is true of their errors also. Errors, like weeds, grow rank in the human heart; without constant cultivation ; while truth, like the valuable productions of the husbandman, requires constant, patient and diligent cultivation. The errors of the West are of gigantic proportions. Their leaders are bold, reckless and revolutionary. One of the most striking characteristics of the West, too, is the spirit of...

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