A Discourse on the Cambridge Church-gathering in 1636: Delivered in the First Church, on Sunday, February 22, 1846

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James Munroe and Company, 1846 - 65 pages
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Page 44 - One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh : but the earth abideth for ever.
Page 46 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man...
Page 27 - Then to advise how war may, best upheld, Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage : besides, to know Both spiritual...
Page 3 - For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: But thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.
Page 17 - Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the Lord; and be strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest; and be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the Lord, and work : for I am with you, saith the Lord of Hosts...
Page 36 - He preached the joys of Heaven and pains of Hell, And warned the sinner with becoming zeal, But on eternal mercy loved to dwell. He taught the Gospel rather than the Law And forced himself to drive, but loved to draw.
Page 17 - So, when they could proceed no further, the whole court agreed to keep a day of humiliation to seek the Lord, which accordingly was done, in all the congregations, the 18th day of this month ; and the 24th the court met again. Before they began, Mr. Cotton preached, (being desired by all the court, upon Mr. Hooker's instant excuse of his unfitness for that occasion.) He took his text out of Hag.
Page 23 - And for myself, I have seen so much of the vanity of the world, that I esteem no more of the diversities of countries, than as so many inns, whereof the traveller that hath lodged in the best, or in the worst, fiudeth no difference when he cometh to his journey's end.
Page 54 - And by the side of the Colledge a faire Grammar Schoole, for the training up of young schollars, and fitting of them for Academical learning, that still as they are judged ripe, they may be received into the Colledge of this schoole : Master Corlet is the Mr. who hath very well approved himself for his abilities, dexterity, and painfulnesse in teaching and education of the youths under him.
Page 27 - Therefore on thy firm hand Religion leans In peace, and reckons thee her eldest son.

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