History of the Great Secession from the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Year 1845: Eventuating in the Organization of the New Church, Entitled the "Methodist Episcopal Church, South."

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Swormstedt & Poe, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1855 - Slavery and the church - 29 pages

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Action of North Ohio conference 500
Missouri conference 516 Letter of Bishop CHAPTER XXXVm
Dr Longstreets proslavery pamphlet 521 5 Payment of dividends to the south 551 note
Religion among the slaves 538 Letter of Rev dehnes it 5 Northern conferences not
The Disciplinary compact on which the Book
Disciplinary character of slavery 629 its moral
Bishop Souies Address to General conference
Abuse of Dr Bond
Final report on the state of the Church 055665
The decree of the Court as drawn up by Jndge CHAPTER LVI
The Court absurdly postfix north to the name of 816 Dr Smith quoted 816
The Illinois conference 508 its resolutions
The decision of the Court perverts the objects ern Advocate 795
Survey of the decisions of the Supreme Court 5 Nor the south 822 Case of Harding 823
Address of General Conference of 1800 on pp 856 857
Deviations from Methodism by the new Church 8 Course of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Proofs of his withdrawal or secession 572574 tucky Methodists averse to secession 593
Bishop Soules letter of May 7 1847 to Rev W 2 Methodist Discipline on this 606 The use
S3 The decision contrary to the principles of the 7 The trustees 798
Reply to the Protest of June 10 1844 Re 10771082
The Expositor 675 its projector 675 its spirit
Conclnding observations 734 Preamble and REVIEW OF JUDOS NELSONS OPINION
Expectations of peace from the passage of

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Page 83 - ... hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth...
Page 62 - Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners...
Page 72 - That through a determined and persevering, but at the same time judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the slave population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of His Majesty's subjects.
Page 287 - We declare that we are as much as ever convinced of the great evil of slavery ; therefore, no slaveholder shall be eligible to any official station in our Church hereafter ; where the laws of the state in which he lives will admit of emancipation, and permit the liberated slave to enjoy freedom.
Page 168 - The buying and selling of men, women and children, with an intention to enslave them.
Page 571 - Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned ; and avoid them. For they that are such, serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly ; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Page 429 - And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Page 93 - The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD."* Then He closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant and sat down.
Page 459 - Union. All these denominations, with the exception, perhaps, of the Catholics, were organized very much upon the principle of our political institutions. Beginning with smaller meetings, corresponding with the political divisions of the country, their organization terminated in one great central assemblage, corresponding very much with the character of Congress.
Page 57 - Slaves shall be deemed, sold, taken, reputed, and adjudged in law to be chattels personal, in the hands of their owners and possessors, and their executors, administrators, and assigns, to all intents, constructions, and purposes whatsoever.

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