History Of The South Congregational Church, New Haven; From Its Origin In 1852 Till January 1, 1865

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byGerard Hallock

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Church. On the next Sabbath evening it was repeated, by request, before a very large audience, including many members of other churches and congregations. The reader will please bear in mind, that the statistics of this sermon come down only to the 1st of June, 1864, and, so far as the South Church is concerned, relate chiefly to the two years immediately preceding, viz.: from 1st June, 1862 to 1st June 1864; whereas, the Catalogue at the close of the volume deals with calendar years, extending from January 1st to January 1st, and covers the whole period from the organization of the Church in 1852 to the beginning of 1865. SERMON. I. SAMUEL VII. 12. "then Samuel Took A Stone, And Set It Between Mizpeh And Slien, And Called The Name Op It Bbenezer, Saying, Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us." There are occasions in associated. life, signaled by remarkable deliverances, or distinguished by marked tokens of Divine favor, which call not only for passing remembrance, but for formal and permanent recognition. Many such belong to the Church of God, and one is referred to in the historic context. Behold that scene at Mizpeh! The sacrificial altar is reared,--upon it smokes the lamb, slain for a burnt offering; around it, already gathered, is idolatrous and obdurate Israel, now repentant and returned to God; while before it, a holy prophet prays a prayer in which heart, voice, vision, all are lifted--a prayer of consecration and intercession for his people, which, mounting on the breath of the evening sacrifice, ascends with it, a sweet-smelling savor unto God. But lo! in the midst of solemn sacrifices and prayers, Philistia's embattled hosts surround them, and threaten a sore and immediate overthrow. Already their defiant shout rings through the tents of Israel, and now the d...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Church. On the next Sabbath evening it was repeated, by request, before a very large audience, including many members of other churches a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217933696

ISBN - 13:9780217933698

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