Centennial Celebration of the Cumberland Association of Congregational Ministers

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Page 7 - Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect ? It is God that justifieth. Who is he that condemneth ? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.
Page 10 - O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? Thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory, through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 62 - And as we have borne the image of the earthly, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.
Page 11 - To die, — to sleep, — No more ; — and, by a sleep, to say we end The heart-ache, and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, — 'tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish'd. To die, to sleep ; — Perchance to dream ; — ay, there's the rub ; For in that sleep of death what dreams may come, When we have shuffled oft...
Page 14 - I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.
Page 42 - ... to Dr. Dwight when he preached in a Cambridge pulpit, which for a time his son supplied, and he has still a vivid impression of the dignified personality of this eminent preacher, and of the mingled sweetness and power of his discourses. " He was," says one of our Maine pastors, his contemporary, '' a man of mark, inheriting a great name and bearing it worthily and well.
Page 11 - Nor death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any created thing shall be able to separate us from the love...
Page 33 - A Portland gentleman being in England happened to speak to an Englishman of the place where he hailed from. 'Portland! Portland!' exclaimed the Englishman. 'Are you from there? Is that Payson alive yet?' 'Why, what of him ?'
Page 28 - ... Association, viz. Dutton, Payson, Rand, and Brown. We consulted together, and agreed to join, and see if we could induce the brethren to have some exercises calculated to be more useful to us as ministers than had been wont. We had no special reference to Unitarianism in this movement, if I remember right, but the question soon came up, and the discussion was continued. I do not think the older members would have moved in the matter for years, if we juniors had not joined the Association. The...
Page 28 - Armeiwmt. into the Association ; and when Francis Brown (afterwards President of Dartmouth College) came, in 1810, and settled in North Yarmouth, there were four of us who had not united with the Association, viz. Dutton, Payson, Rand, and Brown. We consulted together, and agreed to join, and see if we could induce the brethren to have some exercises calculated to be more useful to us as ministers than had been wont. We had no special reference to Unitarianism in this movement, if I remember right,...

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