History of Worcester, Massachusetts: From Its Earliest Settlement to September, 1836; with Various Notices Relating to the History of Worcester County

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M. D. Phillips, 1837 - Worcester (Mass.) - 383 pages
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Page 175 - And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the Word of His grace, Which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
Page 296 - It being one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times by keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times by persuading from the use of tongues, that so at least the true sense and meaning of the original might be clouded by false glosses of saintseeming deceivers, — that learning may not be buried in the grave of our fathers in the church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors...
Page 172 - Now the God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make us perfect in every good work to do his will, working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
Page 320 - Edinbro', every other Saturday, or to the black swan in Holborn, every other Monday, at both of which places they may be received in a...
Page 376 - Reader, Carthagena was of the mind that unto those three things which the Ancients held impossible, there should be added this fourth, to find a book printed without Erratas [> ]. It seems the hands of Briareus and the Eyes of Argus will not prevent them.
Page 15 - It might rationally be conjectured that the unsuccessfulness of this Expedition against Philip would embolden the Heathen in other parts to do as he had done, and so it came to pass. For July 14, the Nipnep (or Nipmuck) Indians began their mischief at a Town called Mendam (had we amended our ways as we should have done, this Misery might have been prevented) where they committed Barbarous Murders. This Day deserves to have a Remark set upon it, considering that Blood was never shed in Massachusetts...
Page 217 - Baptism is a sacrament, wherein the washing with water, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost...
Page 359 - Pannasunitt, for and in consideration of full satisfaction in, trucking cloth and corn, paid to and received by us, from Daniel Gookin, Esq. Capt. Thos. Prentice of Cambr, and Capt. Daniel Henchman of Boston, pd unto us and each of us, have bargained and sold, aliened, enfeoffed, and confirmed, and by these presents do bargaine, sell', alien, enfeoffe, and confirm, unto the said Daniel Gookin, Thomas Prentice, Daniel Henchman, for ye use of themselves, and...
Page 20 - Lord's dealing with us, and our present condition. When they came to the further end of the town they saw the enemy rifling of houses which the inhabitants had forsaken. The post fired upon them, and immediately returned to us again, they discerning no safety in going forward and being desirous to inform us of the enemies' actings, that we might the more prepare for a sudden assault by them.
Page 222 - God, all divine perfections are to be equally ascribed. 2. We believe that the Bible was given by inspiration of God, as the only unerring rule of faith and practice. 3. We believe that mankind are fallen from their original rectitude, and are, while in a state of nature, wholly destitute of that holiness which is required by the divine law. 4. We believe that Jesus Christ, the eternal word, became man, and by his obedience, sufferings and death, made an atonement for the sins of the world. 5. We...

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