A Sermon, Delivered November 7, 1821: At the Ordination of the Rev. John A. Douglass to the Pastoral Care of the Congregational Church in Waterford

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Thayer, Tappen & Stickney, 1822 - 44 pages
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Page 5 - For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth : for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.
Page 13 - What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law; for I had not known lust, except the law had said, 'Thou shalt not covet.
Page 32 - thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this ' thy day, the things that belong to thy peace ! ' but now they are hid from thine eyes...
Page 6 - My covenant was with him of life and peace ; and I gave them to him for the fear, wherewith he feared Me, and was afraid before My name. The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips : he walked with Me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.
Page 8 - ... in their schools of philosophy. Accordingly there was a Presumption against chnst the Gospel in its first announcement. A Jewish peasant claimed to be the promised Deliverer, in whom all the nations of the Earth were to be blessed.
Page 23 - To the weak he became as weak, that he might gain the weak : and was made all things to all men, that he might by all means save some.
Page 38 - As ye know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children, 12 That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
Page 39 - And now, saith the Lord that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the Lord, and my God shall be my strength.
Page 6 - Behold, what a weariness is it!" and ye have snuffed at it, saith the Lord of Hosts; and ye brought that which was torn, and the lame, and the sick; thus ye brought an offering: should I accept this of your hand? saith the Lord.
Page 36 - If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to Whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

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