A Sermon Preached at the Church in Brattle Street, Boston, December 18th, 1808: The Lord's Day After the Publick Funeral of His Excellency James Sullivan, Governour of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

J. Belcher, printer, State Street, 1809 - 41 sivua

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Sivu 31 - Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Sivu 9 - For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Sivu 14 - God hath highly exalted him, and given him a name above every name; that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow...
Sivu 30 - ... the panting ambition, the pitiable pride, the wreaths withered as soon as plucked, and the grave opening under the very chair of supreme authority; I am ready to cry, God have mercy upon the great, and forgive the pride of short-lived man, in that hour when the naked spirit shall stand trembling in thy presence, and it is no longer remembered whether it expired on a scaffold or on a throne ! I think, when you have been standing around the open tombs of the eminent, you must have asked yourselves,...
Sivu 31 - Marvel not at this ; for the hour is coming, in which all that are in their graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth-; they that have done good to the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil to the resurrection of damnation,"
Sivu 31 - I heard a voice saying unto me, Write : blessed are the dead that die in the Lord, from henceforth...
Sivu 30 - May it not be said, without fear of contradiction, as long as they live, this father did not live for himself? The portion of his life and character which I have been permitted most intimately to observe, it is my peculiar duty and satisfaction to record. His mind, if I may be allowed the comparison, was like a native forest, which had never been entirely cleared or carefully divided ; where the light gained admission at every opening, and not through any regular avenue ; where the growth was rapid...
Sivu 30 - The hour is coming when all that are in their graves shall hear the voice of the Son of Man, and shall come forth ; they that have done good, to the resurrection of life ; and they that have done etil, to the resurrection of damnation.
Sivu 28 - Provinces.— —From the University at Cambridge, he successively received an honorary degree and a doctorate of laws. Of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences he was one of the members from its first institution ; a principal founder, and many years president of the Massachusetts Historical Society ; President of the Massachusetts * ' Congregational Charitable Society ; and a member of the Humane Society. — He was the projector of the Middlesex Canal, devoted to that object a great portion...
Sivu 32 - ... exhausted. I know that men of original thinking, whose minds are at all of a philosophical cast, are tempted, especially when deprived of the discipline of regular education, to speculate too curiously on the subject of Christianity, and to indulge the conceits of a barren scepticism. But, to the honor of our departed chief magistrate I mention it, his faith was never wrested from him by subtlety, nor thrown away, to pursue, with more freedom, purposes of interest or passion. His early profession...

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