A Discourse on the History of the First Christian Church and Society in Marblehead: Delivered to His People January 7, 1816

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Samuel T. Armstrong, 1816 - Marblehead (Mass.) - 31 pages
 

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Page 3 - Will the Lord cast off for ever ? And will He be favourable no more? Is His mercy clean gone for ever ? Doth His promise fail for evermore ? Hath God forgotten to be gracious ? Hath He in auger shut up His tender mercies ? Selah.
Page 6 - Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, And he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, So that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they be quiet ; So he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
Page 3 - Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.
Page 10 - Father, did, when the fulness of time was come, take upon him man's nature, with all the essential properties and common infirmities thereof, yet without sin, being conceived by the power of the Holy Ghost in the womb of the virgin Mary, of her substance...
Page 3 - In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted. I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed.
Page 30 - Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen ; and repent, and do the first works ; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Page 6 - This Synod, having perused and considered (with much gladness of heart and thankfulness to God) the confession of faith published of late by the reverend assembly in England, do judge it to be very holy, orthodox, and judicious in all matters of faith; and do, therefore, freely and fully consent thereunto for the substance thereof.
Page 3 - I will remember the works of the LORD: Surely I will remember thy wonders of old. I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
Page 12 - Christ in all the ways of his worship, according to the holy rules of his word ; promising in brotherly love faithfully to watch over one another's souls, and to submit ourselves to the discipline and...
Page 14 - Church members who were admitted in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their assent thereto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in the church, their children are to be baptized.

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