The Autobiography And Ministerial Life Of The Rev. John Johnston (volume 4)

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byJohn Johnston

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1856. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... MINISTERIAL LIFE. 77 CHAPTER V. Resigns tutorship--Licensed to preach--Returns to Orange county--Supplies vacant congregations, under the direction of the presbytery of Hudson--Accepts a call from the congregations of New Windsor and Newburgh--History of the church of New Windsor and Newburgh--His marriage-- His ordination--Commences housekeeping--Resigns the charge of New Windsor, and gives his whole time to Newburgh--The origin of the church in Newburgh--The ministers who preceded him--The extent of his charge--An infidel club in Newburgh--Ignorance of the religious state of Newburgh--Opposition of friends to his location. Thus far we have given the autobiography of Mr. Johnston as be has left it, with a few omissions of no importance. He has continued the narrative much further, but it is almost a daily account of his engagements and labors. It is sufficient to know, that he resigned his office of tutor in the college on the last Wednesday in September, 1806, and that he was licensed to preach the gospel by the presbytery of New Brunswick, in the city of Trenton, on the 8th of October of the same year; that he returned to his native place in Orange county, State of New York; that he received appointments from the presbytery of Hudson to preach in Newburgh, New Windsor, Florida, and Pleasant Valley, all of which congregations were then vacant. In Pleasant Valley there was considerable excitement on the subject of religion, and in a few cases he saw bodily agitations similar to those he had previously witnessed in western Pennsylvania. He had taken with him only two prepared sermons, intended for the two Sabbaths which by appointment he was to spend in that place. But after the first sermon he found that an appointment was made for him to preach a funeral sermo...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1856. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... MINISTERIAL LIFE. 77 CHAPTER V. Resigns tutorship--Licensed to preach--Returns to Orange county--Supplies vacant congregations, under...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217885829

ISBN - 13:9780217885829

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