The Life of Henry Bidleman Bascom ...

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Morton & Griswold, and sold by the Southern Methodist Book Concern, E. Stevenson, ass't. agent, 1854 - Clergy - 408 pages
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Page 257 - how that though he was rich, yet for our sakes he became poor, that we through his poverty might become rich.
Page 47 - In fierce temptation's darkest hour, Save me from sin and Satan's power; Tear every idol from thy throne, And reign, my Saviour, reign alone.
Page 388 - Church on the subject of slavery, the simple holding of slaves, or mere ownership of slave property, in states or territories where the laws do not admit of emancipation, and permit the liberated slave to enjoy freedom, constitutes no legal barrier to the election or ordination of ministers to the various grades of office known in the ministry of the Methodist *Gen. Conf. Journals, II. 121. Episcopal Church, and cannot, therefore, be considered as operating any forfeiture of right in view of such...
Page 385 - Resolved, — by the delegates of the Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, that they are decidedly opposed to modern abolitionism, and wholly disclaim any right, wish, or intention, to interfere in the civil, and political relation between master and slave, as it exists in the slave-holding states of this Union.
Page 219 - Multiply this by the ages through which the injury has been protracted, and the amount appals and rends the heart. What an accumulation of misery and wrong ! Which of the sands of her deserts has not been steeped in tears, wrung out by the pang of separation from kindred and country...
Page 387 - Resolved, by the delegates of the Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, That they disapprove, in the most unqualified sense, the conduct of two members of the General Conference who are reported to have lectured in this city recently upon and in favor of modern abolitionism.
Page 388 - Resolved, by the delegates of the several annual conferences in General Conference assembled, That, under the provisional exception of- the general rule of the Church on the subject of slavery, the simple holding of slaves, or mere ownership of slave property, in states or territories where the laws do not admit of emancipation and permit the liberated slave to enjoy freedom, constitutes no legal barrier to the election or ordination of ministers to the various grades of office known in the ministry...
Page 196 - ... constituted, embracing the kindred sciences of chemistry and geology, mineralogy, botany and the other departments of natural history. By which means a complete course of agricultural education would be taught, developing the principles of the science, illustrating the practice of the art, and restoring this first and best pursuit of man to that intellectual rank which it ought to occupy in the scale of human estimation.1 Good markets for agricultural productions are the vital incentive to agricultural...
Page 118 - Conference, held in Nashville, October 1, 1819, have taken a course in their decisions relative to the admission of preachers on trial in the traveling connection, and in the election of local preachers to ordination, which goes to fix the principle, that no man, even in those States where the law does not admit of emancipation, shall be admitted on trial, or ordained to the office of Deacon or Elder, if it is understood that he is the owner of a slave or slaves: that this course is taken, is not...
Page 218 - Misraim, and Put. They found Egypt a morass, and converted it into the most fertile country of the world; they reared its Pyramids, invented its hieroglyphics, gave letters to Greece and Rome, and through them to us. The everlasting architecture of Africa still exists, the wonder of the world, though in ruins. Her mighty kingdoms have yet their record in history. She has poured forth her heroes on the field, given Bishops to the Church, and martyrs to the fires...

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