The Gospel Anchor Volume 2

The Gospel Anchor Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...leave of absence. Mr. Kennedy said he must ask similar leave. Mr. McCalla then gave us the story of the old and new court of Kentucky, and the old Presbyterian elder of the old court who struck the bench. Next he went on to one old Epamisondas, a Greek or Roman General, or some such leader, and then to 'the last of'the Greeks, and then to the enchained prisoner who frigh tened out of bis cell the executioner who came to cut his head off; and then to the Rump Parliament, then to a domestic tyrant, and those who came to the Synod and claimed seats; then to Win. Tell, Patrick Henry, the bearding of the lion in his den, and fear of his WHELPS in this Synod: and then his dying scene again and solemn surrender of himself and the church into the hands of the Redeemer; after which at 20 minutes past ten o'clock he ceased. Editorial. PROGRESS OF UMVERSALISM. In the year 1815 there lived in the town.of New-Rowley, Mass. but two indivi duals who avowedly believed in the doc trine of Universal Salvation. In that town at that time there were two religious societies--Congregational and a Baptist society. To the former the Rev. Mr. Brnmun, preached, to the latter Rev. Mr. Converse. In the autumn of 1815 a preacher of the impartial goodness of Almighty God happened to tarry in that place over the Sabbath, with some of his relatives who reside there. A few persons invited him to preach a lecture, which he consented to do, if any place could be ob neither meeting house or school house1 could be grunted even for one hour. It was then proposed that a lecture should be given in n large venerable mansion railed the 'Wallingford House, ' which then happened to be occupied by a tenant who was not afraid to hear both sides of the question. Notice was accordingly...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236569482
  • 9781236569486