American Christian Rulers: Or, Religion and Men of Government; Comprising Sketches in American History of Men of Christian Faith and Experience, who Have Had Connections with the National and State Governments and the Judicial Department; Embracing Colonial, Revolutionary and Later Periods
Bromfield, 1890 - United States - 590 pages
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Abraham Davenport Adams American appointed April attended became Bible Biography bless born Boston Briggs brother Chief-Justice chosen Christ Christian Church Colony Congregational Church Conn Connecticut Council County daughter Davenport died Discourse Divine duties early Edward elected Endicott England entered faith father Garfield Gospel Governor GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS graduated at Yale Harvard College Haven heart History honor Indians James Jesus John John Endicott JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Judge labor Legislature letter Lord married Mary Mass Massachusetts minister ministry pastor piety Pittsfield Plymouth Plymouth Colony pray prayer preached Presbyterian President Princeton College profession received religion religious Representative in Congress Sabbath Samuel Samuel Adams says SENATOR IN CONGRESS served Society sons soul spirit Theophilus Eaton Thomas tion took town United unto Virginia Washington wife William WILLIAM EARLE DODGE Williams College writes Yale College York
Page 240 - God said, let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowls of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Page 98 - Having undertaken, for the glory of God and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our king and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia...
Page 321 - Constitution unimpaired, and, on the sensitive point, the laws of your own framing under it; while the new Administration will have no immediate power, if it would, to change either. If it were admitted that you who are dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him who has never yet forsaken this favored land are still competent to adjust in the best way all our present...
Page 194 - Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Page 108 - In testimony whereof, I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the Department of the Interior of the United States to be hereunto affixed.
Page 179 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed us all the days of our life, and we are crowned with glory and honour.
Page 215 - HOW firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, Is laid for your faith in his excellent word ! What more can he say than to you he hath said, You who unto Jesus for refuge have fled...
Page 516 - Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.
Page 262 - ... to be as one public state or commonwealth; and do, for ourselves and our successors, and such as shall be adjoined to us at any time hereafter, enter into combination and confederation together, to maintain and preserve the liberty and purity of the gospel of our Lord Jesus which we now profess, as also the discipline of the churches, which according to the truth of the said gospel is now practised amongst us ; as also in our civil affairs to be guided and governed according to such laws, rules,...