Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, with an Appendix, Volume 14

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Presbyterian Publication Committee, by the Stated Clerk, 1865

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Page 100 - The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Shar'on, they shall see the glory of the LORD, and the excellency of our God.
Page 480 - Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness and the work of faith with power...
Page 458 - Then had the churches rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified ; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.
Page 63 - Established by Christ as a fellowship of life, charity, and truth, it is also used by Him as an instrument for the redemption of all, and is sent forth into the whole world as the light of the world and the salt of the earth (cf.
Page 563 - A Narrative of the State of Religion within the bounds of the Presbytery, for the year ending April 1st. These Narratives should specify facts in regard to the particular churches, their state, trials, encouragements, and prospects ; how many of them, and which, have enjoyed revivals of religion through 'the year ; in which of them the Catechisms are taught.
Page 493 - BAPTISM is a sacrament of the New Testament, ordained by Jesus Christ, not only for the solemn admission of the party baptized into the visible church, but also to be unto him a sign and seal of the covenant of grace, of his ingrafting into Christ, of regeneration, of remission of sins, and of his giving up unto God through Jesus Christ, to walk in newness of life...
Page 295 - The voice of the LORD is powerful ; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.
Page 561 - in order, as far as possible, to procure a respectable and full delegation to all our judicatories, it is proper that the expenses of ministers and elders, in their attendance on these judicatories, be defrayed by the bodies which they respectively represent.
Page 471 - May 20th, 3 o'clock PM The Assembly met, and was opened with prayer. • The minutes of the last session were read and approved.
Page 478 - Assemblies, in such a manner as to represent, as far as possible, with impartiality, the views and wishes of the two bodies constituting the United Church. 8. The publications of the Board of Publication, and of the Publication Committee...

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