America, and the American Church

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J. and C. Mozley, 1851 - 400 páginas
 

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Página 365 - ... but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth : and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Página 295 - Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained. And be thou a faithful dispenser of the Word of God, and of his holy Sacraments; ln the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Página 95 - ... the faculties of colleges for the encouragement and reward of learning, and the name and style by which the said degrees shall be conferred and the certificate of learning given shall be that of the president and professors of Kenyon College in the State of Ohio.
Página 110 - If the convention of any diocese should neglect or decline to appoint clerical deputies, or if they should neglect or decline...
Página 398 - The Gentiles shall come to her light, and kings to the brightness of her rising.'— Pp.
Página 364 - I ever feel a double anxiety for the happiness of all men, both in time and in eternity. My cogitations, like Daniel's, have for a long time troubled me, when I viewed the condition of men throughout the world, and more especially in this boasted realm, where the Declaration of Independence 'holds these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...
Página 395 - How natural and reasonable would it seem to be, if, "in a time of controversy and division," there should be a Council of all the Bishops in Communion with your Grace! And would not such an assemblage exhibit the most solemn and (under God) the most influential aspect of strength and unity, in maintaining the true Gospel of the Apostles' planting, against the bold and false assumptions of Rome?
Página 117 - WILL you reverently obey your Bishop, and other chief Ministers, who, according to the Canons of the Church, may have the charge and government over you; following with a glad mind and will their godly admonitions, and submitting yourselves to their godly judgments ? Answer. I will so do, the Lord being my helper.
Página 127 - Parliament to take care for the building of Churches and the public Maintenance of Divines, to be employed in the Exercise of Religion according to the Church of England, which, being the only true and Orthodox, and the National Religion of all the King's Dominions, is so also of Carolina, and therefore, it alone shall be allowed to receive public Maintenance by Grant of Parliament.
Página 368 - ... discover ; but Higbee sued Joseph before the Municipal Court of Nauvoo for slander and defamation, and laid his damages at five thousand dollars. At his suit, Joseph was arrested, and the case came before the Municipal Court, on a writ of habeas corpus, on the 6th of May. The aldermen of the city, all of them Mormons, sat on the bench to hear the case, and Sidney Rigdon acted as counsel for the Prophet.

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