A Sermon Delivered at Plymouth, at the Funeral of Rev. James Kendall, D.D.: Senior Minister of the First Church, in Plymouth, Sunday Afternoon, March 20, 1859

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William White, printer to the state, 1859 - 38 pagina's
 

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Pagina 30 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Pagina 26 - A Bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; But patient, not a brawler, not covetous; One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity...
Pagina 10 - Greek in the evening, obliged him, for several years, to give up the hope of obtaining a liberal education. From that time until the age of 21, he worked upon his father's farm in the summer ; and, when old enough; taught school in the winter.
Pagina 12 - ... Newman (DC 1793) was then the principal. Here he passed two years ; at the same time pursuing his theological studies -under the direction of Rev. David Tappan, DD (HC 1771), then Professor of Divinity in Harvard College, and Rev. Jonathan French (HC 1771), minister of the Second Church in Andover. He was approbated to preach by the Andover Association in 1798. In that year, he was appointed tutor in Greek in the college,' and removed to Cambridge, where he still continued his theological studies...
Pagina 5 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Pagina 6 - The absolutely free-gift nature of his love, that it was not extended to the worthy only, that it looked for no direct return, was shown in every act, and in nothing more than in his love for children. He lays his hands on them and blesses: " Suffer little children to come unto me ; of such is the kingdom of heaven;"' — the needy trust of childhood, without it no one can come to God.
Pagina 9 - Rev. James, DD, Plymouth, March 17, at the age of 89 years, 4 mos. 14 days, after a ministry of more than 59 years. He was the youngest son of Major James Kendall of Sterling, Mass., and was born in that town, Nov. 3d, 1769. He had two brothers, one of whom was a physician, and the other a schoolmaster who died in Danvers at the age of 27. His mother's original name was Elizabeth Mason. She was born in Lexington. He was nearly fitted to enter Harvard University at the age of 14, under the instruction...
Pagina 10 - He had two brothers, one of whom was a physician, and the other a schoolmaster who died in Danvers at the age of 27. His mother's original name was Elizabeth Mason. She was born in Lexington. He was nearly fitted to enter Harvard University at the age of 14, under the instruction of Rev. Reuben Hoicomb, the minister of Sterling, who was a grad. of YC 1774, but his eyes failing him in consequence of close application, he was obliged, for several years, to give up the hope of obtaining a liberal education....
Pagina 13 - After the settlement of a colleague, in 1838, he preached frequently for a number of years, in his own pulpit...

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