The History of Wenham: Civil and Ecclesiastical : from Its Settlement in 1639, to 1860

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Bazin & Chandler, 1860 - 220 halaman
 

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Halaman 106 - Church and Commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors, — "It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Halaman 106 - It being one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times by keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times by persuading from the use of tongues, that so at least the true sense and meaning of the original might be clouded by false glosses...
Halaman 105 - ... to take account from time to time of all parents and masters and of their children, concerning their calling and employment of their children, especially of their ability to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of this country...
Halaman 27 - I, AB, being by God's providence an inhabitant and freeman within the jurisdiction of this commonwealth, do freely acknowledge myself to be subject to the government thereof, and therefore do here swear, by the great and dreadful name of the...
Halaman 28 - I am bound, and will also truly endeavor to maintain and preserve all the liberties and privileges thereof, submitting myself to the wholesome laws and orders made and established by the same ; and, further, that I will not plot nor practise any evil against it, nor consent to any that shall...
Halaman 28 - Moreover, I do solemnly bind myself, in the sight of God, that, when I shall be called to give my voice touching any such matter of this state wherein freemen are to deal, I will give my vote and suffrage as I shall judge in mine own conscience may best conduce and tend to the public weal of the body, without respect of persons or favor of any man. So help me God, in the Lord Jesus Christ...
Halaman 165 - Church members who were admitted in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their assent thereto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in the church, their children are to be baptized.
Halaman 27 - Freemtn'i government thereof, and therefore do here swear, *Ul' by the great and dreadful name of the ever-living God, that I will be true and faithful to the same, and will accordingly yield assistance and support thereunto, with my person and estate, as in equity I am bound, and will...
Halaman 158 - Twenty years did he shine in the "golden candlestick" of Chelmsford; a plain, but an able, painful, and useful preacher of the gospel; rarely, if ever, by sickness hindred from the exercise of his ministry.
Halaman 71 - ... in order that such measures may be concerted and advised, as his majesty's service, and the peace and safety of his subjects in the province may require.

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