A Memoir of Prof. Benjamin Francis Hayes, D.D : With Brief Extracts from His Writings (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from A Memoir of Prof. Benjamin Francis Hayes, D.D: With Brief Extracts From His Writings One certain cause for the change in his church affiliation was the visit to New Gloucester of the famous Methodist pioneer, Jesse Leen 'at the time of this visit, John Hayes had become one of the officials of the local church of the Standing Order, which, having no pastor at the time, was holding no services. When the officer who had the church key refused to Open the door, that the visiting minister might preach the gospel in a house dedicated to the worship of God instead of in the open; field, John Hayes took his ax and broke down the door, and so admitted the min-ﬂ ister and the throng who wished to hear him. His Scotch blood would not brook forfeiture, in the new country, of the principles for'which the covenanters had fought, and see an estab lished church exclude from the privileges of the gospel all who did not offer it in the name of the favored sect. He was afterward a class leader in the new connection. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 174 pages
- 152 x 229 x 9mm | 240g
- 28 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 247 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white