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Neither Jews nor Greeks would take offence at this kind of preaching , nor even
men of vicious characters , unless the preacher should happen to fix on the vices
of some of his friends , and censure them with severity : in that case re . sentment
Dr. Cole being sent with a commission for that purpose , called on a friend at
Chester , and being pleased with his appointment , informed his friend of his
determination to proceed to the utmost extremity when he should arrive at the
place of ...
Another source of consolation to good men is , that there is nothing in the cause
of religion that can justly procure such a treatment of it , and of its friends . It is a
religion of benevolence and love ; it displays the love of God and of Christ , and ...
With the first Christian martyr , the last words which he was known to articulate
were “ Jesus Christ my Saviour . ” May this solemn event have a becoming
influence on us his brethren in the ministry , and of you our Christian friends . 21
To the ...
But while some of our friends censure us for being zealous overmuch , we blame
ourselves that we are not more engaged to win souls . Brethren , pray for us , that
we may be willing to spend and be spent in so good a cause . I must ask your ...
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"Samuel Stillman and Hannah Morgan were both born in Philadelphia. They had fourteen children. Reverend Samuel Stillman began his long career in the ministry at the age of 21 in South Carolina. Seven years later he became pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston, MA. Reverend Samuel Stillman remained pastor until his death 42 years later.
In 1764, he was one of 36 trustees who founded Brown University - then known as Rhode Island College.
Reverend Samuel Stillman was a gifted orator; his patriotic ferver made him a popular preacher and leader during the Revolutionary War. Reverend Samuel Stillman was one of the few ministers that kept his church open during the war. In 1787, Reverend Samuel Stillman was the only minister among the attendees of the Constitutional Convention which adopted the Constitution.
Hannah Morgan, Reverend Samuel Stillman's wife, was one of the founders of what is now the Children's Service Association in Boston. Her portrait, painted by Gilbert Stuart, is hanging in the Board Room of this organization. Another portrait of Hannah Stillman, this one painted by Christian Gullager, is in the DAR Museum in Washington, DC."