Circuit-rider Days in Indiana

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W. K. Stewart Company, 1916 - Circuit riders - 344 pages
 

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Page 72 - JESUS, the name high over all, In hell, or earth, or sky, Angels and men before it fall, And devils fear and fly. 2 Jesus, the name to sinners dear, The name to sinners given ; It scatters all their guilty fear ; It turns their hell to heaven.
Page 102 - ... so that our people are unwilling (and we think properly so) to send their sons to those institutions. Therefore we think it very desirable to have an institution under our own control from which we can exclude all doctrines which we deem dangerous; though at the same time we do not wish to make it so sectarian as to exclude or in the smallest degree repel the sons of our fellow citizens from the same.
Page 146 - Conference, who are reported to have lectured in this city recently, upon, and in favor of, modern abolitionism." "2. Resolved, — by the delegates of the Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, that they are decidedly opposed to modern abolitionism, and wholly disclaim any right, wish, or intention, to interfere in the civil, and political relation between master and slave, as it exists in the slave-holding states of this Union.
Page 95 - No new motion or resolution shall be made until the one under consideration is disposed of which may be done by adoption or rejection, unless one of the following motions should intervene, which...
Page 26 - And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle : and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.
Page 132 - Resolved, therefore by the Senate and House of Representatives of the General Assembly .of the State of...
Page 96 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality, 21.
Page 103 - Conferences, who shall be present and vote on such recommendation, then a majority of two thirds of the General Conference succeeding shall suffice to alter any of the above restrictions, excepting the first article: and also, whenever such alteration or alterations shall have been first recommended by...
Page 82 - At the close of the three day's debate Manford painted a hell for Scott and his brethren to look at, and then flung Into it all the human race that orthodoxy excluded from Heaven. Scott retaliated by sending Judas to Heaven before his Lord, and by carrying all liars and lechers, seducers and murderers, to Abraham's bosom, "all bedeviled and unrepentant
Page 11 - ... about three hours, and when I closed my argument I opened the door of the Church, and invited all that would renounce Shakerism to come and give me their hand. Forty-seven came forward, and then and there openly renounced the dreadful delusion. The next day I followed those that fled; and the next day I went from cabin to cabin, taking the names of those that returned to the solid foundation of truth, and my number rose to eighty-seven.

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