A History of the Seventh Day Baptists in West Virginia: Including the Woodbridgetown and Salemville Churches in Pennsylvania and the Shrewsbury Church in New Jersey

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author, 1905 - Church records and registers - 504 pages
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Page 146 - Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified...
Page 433 - Mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will...
Page 433 - I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried In decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God.
Page 26 - In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, along with my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
Page 68 - Every family were under the necessity of doing every thing for themselves, as well as they could. "The hominy block and hand mills were in use in most of our houses. The first was made of a large block of wood about three feet long, with an excavation burned in one end, wide at the top, and narrow at the bottom, so that the action of the pestle on the...
Page 70 - Their looms, although heavy, did very well. Those who could not exercise these mechanic arts were under the necessity of giving labor, or barter, to their neighbors in exchange for the use of them, so far as their necessities required.
Page 70 - These mills were built with very little expense, and many of them answered the purpose very well. " Instead of bolting cloths, sifters were in general use. These were made of deer skins in the state of parchment, stretched over a hoop and perforated with a hot wire.
Page 66 - ... was supported. The roof was formed by making the end logs shorter until a single log formed the comb of the roof. On these logs the clapboards were placed, the ranges of them lapping some distance over those next below, them, and kept in their places by logs placed at proper distances uprai them.

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