The Pastor of the Old Stone Church: Mr. Hotchkin's Memorial, Judge Elmer's Eulogy, and Mr. Burt's Address, Commemorative of Rev. Ethan Osborn
W.S. and A. Martien, 1858 - 143 pages
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The Pastor of the Old Stone Church: Mr. Hotchkin's Memorial, Judge Elmer's ...
Beriah Bishop Hotchkin
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Page 123 - He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses : of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the Blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite to the Spirit of grace ? For we know Him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto Me, I will recompense, saith the Lord.
Page 122 - Would I describe a preacher, such as Paul, Were he on Earth, would hear, approve, and own, Paul should himself direct me. I would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine uncorrupt; in language plain, And plain in manner...
Page 70 - The voice at midnight came, He started up to hear ; A mortal arrow pierced his frame — He fell, but felt no fear.
Page 74 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 65 - This life's a dream, an empty show ; But the bright world, to which I go, Hath joys substantial and sincere : When shall I wake and find me there ! 3 O glorious hour!
Page 103 - Through each perplexing path of life Our wandering footsteps guide ; Give us each day our daily bread, And raiment fit provide. 4 O spread Thy covering wings around, Till all our wanderings cease, And at our Father's loved abode Our souls arrive in peace.
Page 74 - Sound speech, that cannot be condemned ; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
Page 122 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too ; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.