Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series: Byfield, N. An account of the late Revolution in New-England

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Reprinted for J. Sabin, 1865 - Great Britain
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Page v - After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up: That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
Page 15 - For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our King; he will save us.
Page 5 - Company which were present,, hee spake unto them thus ; 1 now shall dye, but Jesus Christ calleth you that live to goe to Naticke, that there the Lord might rule over you, that you might make a Church, and have the Ordinance of God among you, believe in his Word, and doe as hee commandeth you : With many such words exhorting them, which they could not heare without weeping.
Page 15 - Scriptures ; let the grace of Christ help us, because Christ is the Wisdom of God. Send Thy Spirit into our hearts, and let it teach us. Lord, take us to be Thy people, and let us take Thee to be our God.
Page 45 - Parents would have them say somthing to shew their willingnesse to serve God : And when the Commandements were repeated, they all acknowledged them to be good, and made choice of Jehovah to be their God, promising by his help to walk according to his Counsels : And when they were received by them that were before in this generall Covenant, it was by loud voices giving thanks to God that they were met together in the wayes of Jehovah : this is all before the end of the year 1650. And now through the...
Page 4 - ... made so gracious an end of his life, and imbraced death with such holy submission to the Lord, and was so little terrified at it, as that it hath greatly strengthened the Faith of the living to be...
Page 36 - Sir, they are so attentive in hearing, [p. 25.] that it grieves me I cannot speak to them as I desire, they seeming to be hungry, and I wanting bread for them. And thus Sir, you have a naked Narration of our proceedings, with the events fallen out by Gods providence within not many moneths. It is I believe a day of small things, and so lookt at by our English many of them, who surely would have perished in their darknesse, if all others should have contemned them as they these, I pray God they perish...
Page 45 - Lords day, the one three miles, the other about eight miles off my house : Hiacomes teacheth twice a day at the nearest, and Mumanequem accordingly at the farthest...
Page 46 - He continued in his Exercise full halfe an houre or more, as I judged it, his gravity and utterance was indeed very commendable; which being done Mr. Eliot taught in the Indian tongue about three quarters of an hour as neer as I could guesse; the Indians which were in number men and women neer about one hundred, seemed the most of them so to attend him, (the men especially) as if they would loose nothing of what was taught them, which reflected much upon some of our English hearers. After all there...

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