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
B. Fellowes, 1845 - 447 pages
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Page 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...
Page 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.
Page 238 - 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.
Page 408 - And the place of the vineyard that thy right hand hath planted: and the branch that thou madest so strong for thyself.
Page 119 - From the crown of my head to the sole of my foot, I'm alive, I'm alive!
Page 171 - 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.
Page 92 - Had I twenty sons, I should rejoice that they were all so employed, though I should never see them more.
Page 405 - 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.
Page 421 - 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...