Manual Volume 3

Manual Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...the conviction that the church did not develop and apply her real power. He never allowed his mind or heart to rest. The cause of national liberty and of education was ever fresh, and ever welcome to him. His views were expansive; and so much did his thoughts and desires live in the great interests of religion over our whole country, that he could not understand the indifference of the church to those practical matters which so vitally concern the kingdom of God, and the welfare of humanity. He lived to see great results springing from his activities and prayers, and having visited his relations whom he had not seen for years--having gone again over the localities of his earlier labors, and set up a monument of affection at the grave of his first family, he returned home to die, where the hand of his companion could smooth his pillow, and the prayers of the church be breathed for his peace, and his eyes be closed in his own calm chamber of love. During his illness, he suffered much pain, but when sympathy was expressed on his account he replied, "It is all right, all right!' When asked if Christ was precious to hini? he answered, "All in all, all in all, all in all." FISKE, John, D.D., was a native of Warwick, in the County of Franklin and State of Massachusetts; born of Christian parents Oct. 26, 1770, graduated in 1791 at Dartmouth College, where he hopefully experienced religion and united with the college church. He read theology with Dr. Lyman of Hatfield, and was licensed to preach the Gospel by the Hamp shire Association of ministers, and from them received ordination, with a view to preach in a new settlement then just begun in Geneva, New York; after his return he preached in Milford, Mass., where he was requested to...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236618122
  • 9781236618122