The Western World Revisited

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J. H. Parker, 1854 - Atlantic States - 351 pages

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Page 314 - In which it will also appear, that this Church is far from intending to depart from the Church of England in any essential point of doctrine, discipline, or worship ; or further than local circumstances require.
Page 110 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page ix - Bishop* of the American Church, who were assembled on the occasion referred to, sent a deputation of Bishops and clergy to take part in the concluding services of the Society's jubilee year. " II. To strengthen and improve, so far as your influence...
Page 304 - Whosoever will be saved: before all things it is necessary that he hold the Catholic Faith. Which Faith, except every one do keep whole and undefiled: without doubt he shall perish everlastingly.
Page 133 - Dec. 22, 1852, avowed his purpose to resign his ' office as bishop of North Carolina,' and further declared that he was ' determined to make his submission to the Catholic (meaning the Roman) Church...
Page 127 - For, if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself for battle?
Page 86 - That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with true knowledge and understanding of thy Word ; and that both by their preaching and living they may set it forth, and shew it accordingly; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Page 43 - He is himself the owner of four hundred slaves, whom he endeavors to bring up in a religious manner. He tolerates no religion on his estate but that of the Church, he baptizes all the children, and teaches them the catechism. All, without exception, attend the Church service, and the chanting is creditably performed by them, in the opinion of their owner. Ninety of them are communicants, marriages are celebrated according to the Church ritual, and the state of morals is satisfactory.
Page ix - April, 1852, and fully sensible of tie honour of the invitation therein contained, has appointed you to be its representatives at the triennial meeting of the Board of Missions, to be held in New York during the session of the General Convention, in October next. The principal otyecu which the Society has in view in sending you on this honourable mission are the following : — "I.
Page 73 - ... square, and, after lifting up the sod, which of course is fast on the other two sides, treading it down upon the plant ; this is much sooner done than by digging holes, and in very light and sandy soils, where it is an advantage to disturb the surface as little as possible, this method does very well. I am happy to have it in my power to answer your letter relative to the value of the wood when cut down, by stating...

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