Some Passages in the History of the First Church: In Connexion with the Shepard Congregational Society, in Cambridge; Together with Its Confession of Faith, Form of Admission, Ecclesiastical Principles and Rules and Names of Members
Thurston and Torry, 1842 - 95 pagina's
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Pagina 26 - Blessed be the LORD, that hath given rest unto his people Israel, according to all that he promised : there hath not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant.
Pagina 56 - Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and are built upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone ; in Whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord : in Whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
Pagina 3 - THAT WE HENCEFORTH BE NO MORE CHILDREN, TOSSED TO AND FRO, AND CARRIED ABOUT WITH EVERY WIND OF DOCTRINE, BY THE SLEIGHT OF MEN, AND CUNNING CRAFTINESS, WHEREBY THEY LIE IN WAIT TO DECEIVE ; BUT SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE, MAY GROW UP INTO HIM IN ALL THINGS, WHICH IS THE HEAD, EVEN CHRIST...
Pagina 32 - Although the light of nature and the works of creation and Providence do so far manifest the goodness, wisdom, and power of God as to leave men inexcusable, yet they are not sufficient to give that knowledge of God and of His will, which is necessary unto salvation...
Pagina 3 - Christ; that we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive...
Pagina 26 - For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Pagina 66 - A Platform of Church Discipline gathered out of the word of God : and agreed upon by the Elders; and Messengers of the Churches assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in New England to be presented to the Churches and General!
Pagina 5 - And unto the angel of the church in THYATIRA write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass ; 19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works ; and the last to be more than the first.
Pagina 26 - See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil, in that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commandments, and His statutes, and His judgments...