A Concise History of the Introduction of Protestantism Into Mississippi and the Southwest

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P.M. Pinckard, 1866 - Electronic book - 257 pages
 

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Page 154 - Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.
Page 147 - Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right. Honour thy father and mother, which is the first commandment with promise; that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
Page 34 - that if nine persons were found worshiping together, except according to the forms of the Catholic Church, they should suffer imprisonment.
Page 215 - All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.
Page 45 - Through varied deaths my soul hath led, Or turned aside the fatal hour, Or lifted up my sinking head ! 2 In all my ways thy hand I own, Thy ruling providence I see : Assist me still my course to run, And still direct my paths to thee.
Page 183 - Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.
Page 33 - that in the name and strength of God he was determined to persevere in what he had deliberately conceived to be his duty.
Page 37 - ... in silence. At the appointed time and place the parties met, and one of the bridal party announced the mysterious word, but there was no response, and they passed without recognition. The young men could not forego the pleasure of a little innocent amusement in connection with a wedding, so they had determined to have it at the expense of the bridal party. " Who on earth can they be ?" 'inquired one in a suppressed tone. " It's them," said another,
Page 195 - If success were to be considered a test as to the manner in which the effect has been produced, in what other instances are persons who are mere spectators, who have taken no care to collect information on the subject, held to be better judges than those who have " borne the burden and heat of the day...
Page 26 - Jones laughingly remarked that 'their guns were very weak, as they did not make a very deep impression on the stool.' Another lady heroically took the steering oar from her husband that he might ply his rifle to the foe, and, with unfaltering courage, guided the boat until disabled by a wound in the back. Hannah Courtney was grazed on the head by a ball, and Jonathan Curtis was slightly wounded on the wrist, but, so far as the writer knows, no life was lost. While the attention of the assailants...

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