Annual Report, Issues 1-4 (Google eBook)

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The Commission, 1863 - United States
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Page 68 - But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.
Page 40 - Being who has promised to be the ' father of the fatherless, and the husband of the widow.
Page 27 - On the other side of Jordan, In the sweet fields of Eden, Where the tree of life is blooming, There is rest for you.
Page 105 - Your Christian and benevolent undertaking for the benefit of the soldiers, is too obviously proper, and praise-worthy, to admit any difference of opinion — I sincerely hope your plan may be as successful in execution, as it is just and generous in conception.
Page 27 - If we consider the extent of territory involved in the annexation, its prospective influence on America, the means by which it has been accomplished, springing purely from the choice of the people themselves to share the blessings of our union, the history of the world may be challenged to furnish a parallel.
Page 61 - The Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither is his ear heavy, that it cannot hear; but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.
Page 284 - A beautiful present indeed, and I trust it will be one of the means of converting others, as well as the receiver. May God bless the giver ! You have done a good work. Continue to pray, dear sister, and God will answer you. He says so in his word. My dear mother is in the grave. It is nearly eleven years since she died ; but she died happy, and I trust I shall meet her in heaven. I will try aud pray for myself.
Page 105 - Whatever shall be, sincerely and in God's name, devised for the good of the soldiers and seamen in their hard spheres of duty, can scarcely fail to be blessed. And whatever shall tend to turn our thoughts from the unreasoning and uncharitable passions, prejudices, and jealousies incident to a great national trouble such as ours, and to fix them on the vast and long-enduring consequences, for weal or for woe, which are to result from the struggle, and especially to strengthen our reliance on the Supreme...
Page 105 - While, for reasons which I deem sufficient, I must decline to preside, I cannot withhold my approval of the meeting-, and its worthy objects. Whatever shall be, sincerely and in God's name, devised for the good of the soldiers and seamen in their hard spheres of duty, can scarcely fail to be blessed. And whatever shall tend to turn our thoughts from the unreasoning and uncharitable passions, prejudices, and jealousies...
Page 6 - Manierre and Rev. Dr. Cutler resigned, and their places were filled by the appointment of Jay Cooke, Esq., of Philadelphia, and Rev.

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