A sermon preached before the incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: at their anniversary meeting in the parish church of St. Mary-le-Bow, on Friday, February 19, 1741-2

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Printed by E. Owen, and sold by J. Roberts, 1742 - Bible - 76 pages
 

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Page 4 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools; and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Page 6 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Page 64 - ... that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy ; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate, laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Page 23 - Parts, upon information, that in many of our Plantations, Colonies, and Factories beyond the seas, the provision for ministers was mean ; and many other of our said Plantations, Colonies, and Factories, were wholly unprovided of a maintenance for ministers, and the public worship of God; and that, for lack of support and maintenance...
Page 23 - June, 1701, to erect and settle a corporation with a perpetual succession, by the name of the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts ; for the receiving, managing, and disposing of the contributions of such persons as would be induced to extend their charity towards the maintenance of a learned and an orthodox clergy, and the making of such other provision as might be necessary for the propagation of the gospel in foreign parts, upon information, that in many of our plantations,...
Page 62 - Inhabitants aa may be prevailed upon to attend for that purpose ; and the Ministers of the several parishes are to cause the sums so collected to be paid immediately to the Treasurer or Treasurers for the time being of the said Society, to be accounted for by him or them to the Society, and applied to the carrying on and promoting the abovementioned good designs ; and so we bid you very heartily farewell. Given at our Court, at Carlton House, the 10th day of February, 1819, in the Fifty-ninth year...
Page 25 - Society to give an annual Account to the Lord High Chancellor, the Lord Chief Juftice of the King's Bench, and the Lord Chief Juftice of the...
Page 63 - And so we bid you very heartily farewell. Given at our court at St. James's the eighth day of April, MDCCVII., in 25 the sixth year of our reign.
Page 59 - Most Reverend Father in God. our right trusty and right entirely beloved Councillor, we greet you well : Whereas the Incorporated National Society, for promoting the education of the poor in the principles of the established Church throughout England and Wales, have by their petition humbly represented unto us, that the President and Governors of the said Society have pursued with their best endeavours the design adopted for...
Page 24 - Superftition, and Idolatry. This Society was compofed by the Charter of the Chief Prelates, and Dignitaries of the Church, and of feveral other Lords, and eminent Perfons in the State, with a Power to...

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