The History of the First Baptist Church of Boston (1665-1899)

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American Baptist Publication Society, 1899 - Baptists - 378 pages
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Page 76 - And the man that will do presumptuously, and will not hearken unto the priest that standeth to minister there before the LORD thy God, or unto the judge, even that man shall die : and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
Page 299 - For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
Page ii - ... shall either openly condemn or oppose the baptizing of infants, or go about secretly to seduce others from the approbation or use thereof, or shall purposely depart the congregation at the...
Page ii - ... that if any person or persons, within this jurisdiction, shall either openly condemn or oppose the baptizing of infants, or go about secretly to seduce others from the approbation or use thereof...
Page 92 - Oxenbridge and Mr. Allen, have labored abundantly, I think, as if it had been for their best friends in the world. Many more gentlemen and solid Christians are for our brother's deliverance ; but it cannot be had ; a very great trouble to the town; and they had gotten six Magistrates...
Page 92 - Lord is adding some souls to us still, and is enbghtening some others. The priests are much enraged. The Lord has given us another elder, one John Russell, senior, a gracious, wise, and holy man, that lives at Woburn, where we have five brethren near that can meet with him ; and they meet together a first days when they cannot come to us, and I hear there are some more there looking that way with them.
Page xv - Court doth not, nor will hereafter approve of any such companies of men as shall joyn in any pretended way of Church fellowship, unless they shall acquaint the Magistrates and the Elders of the neighbour Churches where they intend to joyn, and have their approbation therein.
Page 264 - For thus saith the Lord of Hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 170 - In his account of this ordination Mr. Backus says : " Dr. Increase Mather wrote a preface to the ordination sermon, in which he said, ' It was a grateful surprise to me when several brethren of the Antipaedobaptist persuasion came to me, desiring that I would give them the right hand of fellowship in ordaining one whom they had chosen to be their pastor.
Page 170 - New England also has. in some former times, done something of this aspect, which would not now be so well approved of, in which, if the brethren, in whose house we are now convened, met with anything too unbrotherly, they now, with satisfaction, hear us expressing our dislike of every thing which looked like persecution, in the days that have passed over us.

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