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Page 23 - The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. 7 Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God : whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Page 19 - Our Light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory." These were the truths this minister of Christ had often proclaimed ; they were the truths he was enabled to illustrate in his life. God's law bade him bow in meekness and patience, in resignation and submission, to God's appointment...
Page 15 - So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and just and good.
Page 13 - Association places on record for perpetual preservation its appreciation of the signal ability and steadfast devotion with which he has given himself to this work during his long and honorable time of service ; of his self-denying efforts in securing funds in trying times of our history, which, with the generosity of others, have placed this institution upon permanent and useful ground ; of his devotion to the Library, which has thus grown from 3,638 volumes to 33,473, and...
Page 13 - Library, which has thus grown from 3,638 volumes to 33,473, and from 20,000 pamphlets to 140,000, without cost to the treasury ; and of his jealous care for all the interests of this House, and of his love for the great cause of the Master which inspired all these works.
Page 8 - ... sensible, discreet, and of uncommon executive force. When he resigned his pastorate here some of his people asked him what kind of a man they should choose as his successor. "I do not wish to interfere," he said; "suit yourselves, only I do hope you will get somebody who has some snap aM&getojf'm him.
Page 10 - ... Just before graduating from the Theological Seminary at New Haven, he was invited to Chelsea, Mass., as a candidate for the pastorate of a church not yet formed. He preached his first sermons here August 29, 1841, and commenced visiting with a view of organizing a Congregational church. On the...