A History of the Church in Brattle Street, Boston

Paperback | February 8, 2012

bySamuel Kirkland Lothrop

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1851 Excerpt: ... SERMON III. THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL BE IN EVERLASTING REMEM Brance.--Psalm cxii. 6. The Lord's Supper was publicly administered to the church in Brattle Square for the first time on the 14th of February, 1700. I make the proximity of the anniversary of this event an occasion for continuing our review of its history. My last sermon closed with the ministry of Dr. Colman, and some brief remarks on his character and services. We enter this morning upon the ministry of one of the most celebrated and distinguished men of his day, Dr. Samuel Cooper, the third pastor of the church, whose name will always be had in remembrance. His ministry covered a very interesting period in the history both of this church and of the country; and although on the whole it was eminently brilliant and useful, it was marked by some events, in relation to which the decisions of the parish seem not to have been guided by a practical and prospective wisdom, and to have entailed consequences which have a somewhat unfavorable influence upon our present position and prospects. It was a fortunate circumstance, that before Dr. Colman's death the parish was already provided with a young minister, who, from the moment of his assuming the charge of the pulpit, gained constantly a stronger hold upon their confidence, affection, and respect. Mr. Samuel Cooper was settled as colleague pastor about fifteen months before Dr. Colman's decease. Judging from the records, I should think that, notwithstanding his eminent gifts and qualifications, it was owing, in large part, to the influence of Dr. Colman, and the great weight which his opinion and wishes had with his people up to the hour of his death, that the choice of the society fell upon Mr. Cooper. At a parish meeting held September 4th, 1744, about n...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1851 Excerpt: ... SERMON III. THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL BE IN EVERLASTING REMEM Brance.--Psalm cxii. 6. The Lord's Supper was publicly administered to t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217662552

ISBN - 13:9780217662550

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