Minutes of the General Association of Connecticut

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Page 19 - But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Page 49 - 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 53 - My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Page 59 - How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel...
Page 25 - If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father: and he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world,
Page 32 - If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
Page 6 - Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit ; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Page 63 - a speaking aristocracy in the face of a silent democracy." In the progress of this unhappy contest, a part of the congregation removed and laid the foundation of the town and church of Hadley. After this, Mr. Stone lived in greater quietness, and had more apparent success in his ministry. He was accustomed to say in the prospect of entering the better world...
Page 25 - Resolved, That this Association regards the laws and usages in respect to slavery, which exist in many of the States of this Union, as inconsistent with the character and responsibilities of a free and Christian people...
Page 54 - What are the duties of a Presiding Elder? Answ. 1. To travel through his appointed district. 2. In the absence of the Bishop, to take charge of all the Elders and Deacons, Traveling and Local Preachers, and exhorters in his district.

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