Journals of the Rev. Thomas Smith, and the Rev. Samuel Deane: Pastors of the First Church in Portland: with Notes and Biographical Notices: and a Summary History of Portland

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J.S. Bailey, 1849 - Congregational churches - 483 pages
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Smith was pastor of the First Church in Falmouth, now Portland, 1727-1795, and Deane was his colleague and successor, 1764-1814.

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Page 366 - 5. I attended Gorham ordination ; eleven ministers on the Council. Mr. Fairfield, first prayer; Mr. Lancaster preached from these words—" If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ;
Page 106 - glowing, melting fire, fierce enough to melt the very rocks and elements; and also they shall eternally be full of the most quick and lively sense to feel the torments,"—" not for one minute, nor for one day, nor for one year, nor for one age, nor for two ages, nor for an hundred ages, nor for
Page 106 - no rest day or night, vast waves or billows of fire continually rolling over their heads,"—"of which they shall forever be full of a quick sense within and without ; their heads, their eyes, their tongues, their hands, their feet, their loins, and their vitals, shall forever be full of
Page 328 - For it is a people of no understanding ; therefore he that made them will have no mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.
Page 61 - We declare our serious belief of the Christian Religion as [contained in the Sacred Scriptures, and with such a view thereof as the confession of faith in our churches has exhibited, heartily resolving to conform our lives to the Rules of that Holy Religion as long as we live in the world.
Page 381 - woman is far above rubies. • * She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.
Page 318 - God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the Saints, and to be held in reverence of all
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Page 170 - the garrison was to be allowed the honors of war, and to be protected against the Indians until within the reach of Fort Edward ; but no sooner had the soldiers left the place, than the Indians in the French army, disregarding the stipulation, fell on them, and committed the most cruel outrages.

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