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Christianity and Emancipation: Or, The Teachings and the Influence of the ...
Joseph Parrish Thompson
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Page 11 - Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth ; and the cries of them which have reaped, are entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth ?
Page 47 - Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a master in heaven :—there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free ; but Christ is
Page 30 - Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee ; he shall dwell with thee, even among you in that place which he •shall choose in one of thy gates where it
Page 34 - Thus saith the Lord, Ye have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty every one to his brother, and every man to his neighbor ; behold I proclaim a liberty for you, saith the Lord, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine.
Page 14 - a slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, and his labor. He can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire anything, but what must belong to his master.
Page 64 - our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing among other things the following, to wit : " That on the first day of January, in
Page 65 - of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on this first day of January, in the year
Page 11 - Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a master in heaven ; neither is there respect of persons with
Page 66 - condition will be received into the armed service of the United States, to garrison forts┐ positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And, upon this, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set