A Sermon Preached Before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: At Their Anniversary Meeting in the Parish-church of St. Mary-le-Bow on Friday, the 18th of February, 1725

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Joseph Downing, 1726 - Bible - 63 pages
 

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Page 6 - God, which is given me to you-ward ; how that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit...
Page 27 - Lord, to thy flock, that they may be faved among the remnant of the true Ifraelites, and be made one fold under one Shepherd, Jefus Chrift our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.
Page 51 - Gospell in Forreigne Parts, and their Successors That they, and their Successors, or the major Part of them who shall be present at the first and second Meeting of the said Society, or at any Meeting on the Third Friday in the Months of November, February, May, and August, yearely for ever, and at noe other Meetings of the said Society, shall and may Consult, Determine, Constitute, Ordaine, and Make any Constitutions...
Page 47 - Whereas, We are credibly Informed, That in many of Our Plantations, Colonies, and Factories beyond the Seas, belonging to Our Kingdom of England, the Provision for Ministers is very mean, and many others of our said Plantations, Colonies, and Factories are wholly Destitute and Unprovided of a Maintenance for Ministers, and the Publick Worship of God ; and for lack of Support...
Page 12 - And gathered them out of the lands, from the eaft, and from the weft ; from the north, and from the fouth.
Page 2 - Meeting of the Society for the Propagation of the Gofpel in Foreign Parts. A...
Page 52 - Westminster the Sixteenth Day of June, in the Thirteenth Year of Our Reign. Per Brece de Pricate Siyillo, COCKS.
Page 13 - Maker, ic the Faculties of a reafonable Soul, it is our Duty to take all Opportunities of communicating the glad Tidings, and gracious Terms of Salvation ; but where we have a frequent Intercourfe by Commerce, and carry on an advantageous Traffick, and enrich our Country by the Wealth or Labours of an uncivilized, illiterate People, it is but bare Juftice3 and a Debt we owe them.
Page 50 - Year enfuing, who mall refpectively take an Oath for the due Execution of their refpective Offices. THAT if any Officer die, or be removed, the Prefident, or one of the Vice-Prefidents, may Summon the Members to meet at the ufual Place of the Annual Meeting of the Society, and choofe another in his Place. THAT the Society...
Page 40 - That his congregation has very much increased ; that they are now building a large new church ; that in the year 1 724, he baptized forty-three, among which were eight adults, six of them negroes and Indians, and one Indian child.

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