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HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
E. H. GILLETT
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Página 503 - Now, I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you ; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind, and in the same judgment. For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you. Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.
Página 239 - We consider the voluntary enslaving of one part of the human race by another as a gross violation of the most precious and sacred rights of human nature...
Página 119 - No colony in America was ever settled under such favorable auspices as that which has just commenced at Muskingum.
Página 241 - We do, Indeed, tenderly sympathize with those portions of our Church and our country where the evil of slavery has been entailed upon them ; where a great, and the most virtuous part of the community abhor slavery, and wish its extermination...
Página 152 - The ordinance of 1787 provided, that "religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be forever encouraged.
Página 239 - Slavery creates a paradox in the moral system — it exhibits rational, accountable, and immortal beings in such circumstances as scarcely to leave them the power of moral action. It exhibits them as...
Página 167 - At one time I saw at least five hundred swept down in a moment, as if a battery of a thousand guns had been opened upon them, and then immediately followed shrieks and shouts that rent the very heavens.
Página 518 - Father in mercy, forgiveness, and in all goodness; that they should do to others as they would that others should do to them...
Página 164 - Crowds assembled from every direction. " The laborer quitted his task ; age snatched his crutch; youth forgot his pastime; the plough was left in the furrow; business of all kinds was suspended." Young and old, the farmer and the hunter, white and black, flocked to the centre of attraction. The paths leading through the forest were alive with people, and the number reported in attendance upon these occasions is almost incredible. The camp-meeting at Gaspar River was attended by a number of young...