A Summer Visit of Three Rhode Islanders to the Massachusetts Bay in 1651: An Account of the Visit of Dr. John Clarke, Obadiah Holmes and John Crandall, Members of the Baptist Church in Newport, R. I., to William Witter of Swampscott, Mass. in July 1651; Its Innocent Purpose and Its Painful Consequences

Preston and Rounds, 1896 - 115 頁


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第 96 頁 - So it pleased the Lord to come in, and so to fill my heart and tongue as a vessel full, and with an audible voice I broke forth praying unto the Lord not to lay this sin to their charge ; and telling the people, that now I found he did not fail me, and therefore now I should trust him...
第 94 頁 - Whereupon I took leave, and said, men, brethren, fathers, and countrymen, I beseech you give me leave to speak a few words, and the rather because here are many spectators to see me punished, and I am to seal with my blood, if God give...
第 89 頁 - ... was forced off your head, to the disturbance of the congregation, and professing against the institution of the church, as not being according to the gospel of Jesus Christ...
第 96 頁 - I said to the people, though my Flesh should fail, and my Spirit should fail, yet God would not fail ; so it pleased the Lord to, come in, and so to fill my heart and tongue as a vessel! full, and with an audible...
第 92 頁 - What they laid to my charge, you may here read in my sentence,1 upon the pronouncing of which, as I went from the bar, I expressed myself iu these words : — I bless God, I am counted worthy to suffer for the name of Jesus.
第 63 頁 - I am not able to declare it to you, it was so easy to me, that I could well bear it, yea and in a manner felt it not although it was grievous as the spectators said, the man striking with all his strength (yea spitting in [on] his hand three times as many affirmed) with a three-corded whip, giving me therewith thirty strokes.
第 34 頁 - ... shall either openly condemn or oppose the baptizing of infants, or go about secretly to seduce others from the approbation or use thereof, or shall purposely depart the congregation at the ministration of the ordinance, or shall deny the ordinance of magistracy, or their lawful right and authority to make war, or to punish the outward breaches of the first table...
第 15 頁 - I desire to have either such alliance with yourselves or Plymouth, one or both as might be safe for us all...
第 11 頁 - Newport, upon the request of William Witter, of Lynn, arrived there, he being a brother in the Church, who by reason of his advanced age, could not undertake so great a Journey as to visit the church.