The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature Volume 5

The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature Volume 5

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...the uniform advocate of civil and religious liberty, of national as well as individual rights. And he was spared to see those rights recognized and granted to a very great extent, with the promise of a still greater extension, even to a limit far exceeding his most sanguine expectations." From these reflections we derive much comfort on the review of our aged friend's disposition and character. There is then no ground for sorrow as those who have no satisfaction and hope; for though we have lost one of the most excellent of friends and Christian professors, we are assured, with him, that there is a future state of being, where virtuous friendships shall be renewed and endearing connexions revived. Let it be onr greatest aim so to live, that death may prove but the medinm of admission into the society of the just made perfect, into communion with Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and with God the Father and the Jndge of all. Amen. Rev. William Johnston. April 6, at Lewes, the Rev. WilLiam Johnston, in the 87th year of his age. In recording Ihc death of this venerable man and truly Christian minister, the biographer has but little to note; but the friend may be allowed to dwell for a brief space upon his pure and blameless life, and upon his peaceful and happy end. He was born at Lewes in 1744, where his father, the Rev. E. Johnston, officiated as minister to the Protestant Dissenting congregation assembling at West-Gate Meeting, for more that forty years. His mother was the daughter of JMr. Richard Ridge, ofTulley's-Well. He was himself brought up to the ministry, and finished his education at the Dissenting academy at Hoxton. In 1764, he was ordained pastor of the congregation of Protestaut Dissenters at Christchurch, Hants, and more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 930g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604873
  • 9781236604873