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Page 283 - There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth, 17.
Page 309 - But we all, with unveiled face reflecting as a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord the Spirit.
Page 293 - He received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from the University of Vermont in 1866, and was a member of the Corporation of the University, 1853-57.
Page 285 - In 1805, he received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from the College of New Jersey, and.
Page 294 - He did not, like some, try to build the house of God, the Lord's temple, with wood, hay and stubble, but with gold, silver and precious stones. His sermons were generally well prepared for the various occasions, full of logic, adapted to the wants of the hearers and attended with divine influence and power, hence deep and lasting impressions were made upon his large congregations. The writer heard him preach telling sermons even within the...
Page 320 - He was a fine fellow, genuine, earnest, enterprising, and with excellent gifts. I think he had a special fitness for business life, in which he was developing a rather unusual ability. I greatly respected him for not waiting around for a pulpit such as he wanted, but for going right at the thing which offered, in a practical way.
Page 304 - ... the Children's Hospital, Boston. " Mr. Howe's long residence in this town had made him one of her best known citizens. His familiar face on the street will be missed by old and young alike. He was a man of simple tastes, of unostentatious habits, of conservative temper. He hated sham and pretence. He loved peace ; controversy was uncongenial to him. He was a man of scrupulous integrity, of clean-cut and independent personality. His opinions were his own, born of his own quick, decisive thinking,...
Page 281 - He was licensed to preach by the Third Presbytery of New York in the spring of his senior year in the seminary.
Page 305 - East Douglas. Mr. Howe early began to take a deep interest in the public affairs of the town. He became a member of the First Congregational Church, and ever after continued active in its support, serving at different times as " its treasurer, clerk, a Sabbath School teacher, and a Deacon, " and "for a number of years moderator of the Allin Evangelical Society connected with that church. He was one of its financial supporters, a brother honored and beloved, a counsellor. " His interest in the Dedham...
Page 311 - In Mr. Ferguson God gave us the very man we needed. At a time when everything like the needful elementary preparation was wanting, he gave himself with infinite patience and with wonderful wisdom to meet the needs of his first pupils. In faith and hope he persevered, until the Mission Training Institute became what it is now, and has found recognition as a part of our church organization. Many a time...

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