The Church as it is: Or, The Forlorn Hope of Slavery

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A. Forbes, printer, 1847 - Всего страниц: 96
 

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Стр. 15 - Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things ; not answering again ; 10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
Стр. 7 - It exhibits them as dependent on the will of others, whether they shall receive religious instruction ; whether they shall know and worship the true God; whether they shall enjoy the ordinances of the gospel ; whether they shall perform the duties and cherish the endearments of husbands and wives, parents and children, neighbors and friends; whether they shall preserve their chastity and purity, or regard the dictates of justice and humanity.
Стр. 9 - There is only one condition previously required of those who desire admission into these societies, " a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins.
Стр. 56 - And if he wronged thee in anything, or oweth thee, 19 put that to my account. I Paul have written it with my own hand, I will repay it ; not to say to thee, that to me 20 thou owest even thy own self besides.
Стр. 10 - When any travelling preacher becomes an owner of a slave or slaves, by any means, he shall forfeit his ministerial character in our Church, unless he execute, if it be practicable, a legal emancipation of such slaves, conformably to the laws of the State in which he lives.
Стр. 7 - We consider the voluntary enslaving of one part of the human race by another, as a gross violation of the most precious and sacred rights of human nature...
Стр. 10 - We declare that we are as much as ever convinced of the great evil of slavery...
Стр. 74 - A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, and his labour. He can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire anything, but what must belong to his master.
Стр. 78 - In the same column with the above, and directly under it, is the following : — RANAWAY, my negro man RICHARD. A reward of $25 will be paid for his apprehension, DEAD or ALIVE. Satisfactory proof will only be required of his being KILLED. He has with him, in all probability, his wife, ELIZA, who ran away from Col. Thompson, now a resident of Alabama, about the time he commenced his journey to that State. DURANT II. RHODES. In the
Стр. 15 - Poor creatures! you little consider when you are idle and neglectful of your masters' business; when you steal, and waste, and hurt any of their substance; when you are saucy and impudent; when you are telling them lies and deceiving them; or when you...

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