An Address Delivered at the Laying of the Corner Stone of the West Meetinghouse in Andover, June 15, 1826

M. Newman, 1826 - 12 páginas

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Página 11 - And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
Página 7 - Marvel not at this ; for the hour is coming, in which all that are in their graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth-; they that have done good to the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil to the resurrection of damnation,"
Página 7 - ... with all the heart, and soul, and strength, and mind ; and live, not unto themselves, but unto Him that died for them and rose again ; that the Word, who was in the beginning with God, was God ; that when he took upon him our nature, and in this nature died on the cross, he was wounded for our transgressions, and bruised for our iniquities, that the chastisement of our peace was on him, and that by his stripes we are healed ; that the Lord laid on him the iniquity of us all, and that whosoever...
Página 6 - It was foretold, that he should die a violent death ; that he should be wounded for our transgressions, and bruised for our iniquities...
Página 6 - For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead : and that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him that died for them, and rose again.
Página 9 - This gospel, through the kindness of God. has been preached in this parish down to the present day. And to many, there is reason to believe, it has been the wisdom of God and the power of God to salvation. Numbers now on earth, and numbers now in heaven, will testify for ever that it is the glorious gospel of the blessed God. May it ever be preached here in simplicity and godly sincerity, be attended by the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven, and be the means of salvation to all future generations,...
Página 6 - ... their first acts after their arrival, was a dedication of themselves and their children anew to him. Among the first buildings which they erected, after obtaining for themselves a shelter, was a house for his worship. The foundation was laid in prayer, the structure reared in faith, and the head-stone brought forth with shouting, Grace, grace unto it. " Whenever, on account of their increasing numbers, they settled a new town, one of their first objects was a meeting-house ; and another, a. minister....
Página 11 - ... wrath and fiery indignation' which awaits the ungodly; so set death and judgment before me, as to impress me with a sense of the worth of my soul, and the emptiness of this world, that I may be fully determined to accept of Christ, and adhere to him through evil and through good report, and 'count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Him,
Página 6 - ... Christ. However numerous or powerful your foes, you have nothing to fear ; for the Lord will consume them with the breath of his mouth, and destroy them with the brightness of his coming. " Show to every sinner Jehovah, as he shows himself, a 'just God, and a Saviour.' Call, in his name, upon every one to love him with all the heart and soul and strength and mind ; and whether they eat or drink, or whatever they do, to do all to his glory.
Página 11 - God, which is your reasonable service. In his own good time, may he send you a minister after his own heart ; a man of faith and prayer ; of wisdom and a sound mind ; of humility and zeal ; boldness, energy, and perseverance ; who shall determine not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified ; who shall open to you with great clearness his unsearchable riches, and count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Him; who shall go in and out before you, and...

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