Historical Notices of the Missions of the Church of England in the North American Colonies: Previous to the Independence of the United States : Chiefly from the Ms. Documents of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts

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Página 102 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD...
Página 93 - And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.
Página 242 - For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men : as free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
Página 418 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Página 173 - Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Página 92 - Had I twenty sons, I should rejoice that they were all so employed, though I should never see them more.
Página 409 - In which it will also appear, that this Church is far from intending to depart from the Church of England in any essential point of doctrine, discipline, or worship ; or further than local circumstances require.
Página 425 - That, avoiding all Names of Distinction, they endeavour to preserve a Christian Agreement and Union one with another, as a Body of Brethren of one and the same Church, united under the Superior Episcopal Order, and all engaged in the same great Design of Propagating the Gospel...
Página 423 - You shall take especial care that God Almighty be devoutly and duly served throughout your government, the Book of Common Prayer, as by law established, read on each Sunday and holiday ; and the blessed sacrament administered according to the rites of the Church of England.
Página 172 - It was when thus beloved and celebrated that he conceived at the age of forty-five, the design of devoting his life to reclaim and convert the natives of North America ; and he employed as much influence and solicitation as common men do for their most prized objects, in obtaining leave to resign his dignities and revenues, to quit his accomplished and affectionate friends, and to bury himself in what must have seemed an. intellectual desert. After four years...

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