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This consideration , however , it is to be hoped , will not lessen their interest and
use with any persons , who are lovers of genuine piety , or disa posed to profit by
the means it affords . Delicacy forbids the editors to say more . They commit the ...
gospel , the most evangelical discourses concern , ing the nature and necessity
of faith and repents ance , and the most proper and pathetic addresses to the
consciences of men , which by all means should be made use of , there will be no
The positive institutions of religion are secondary objects ; and though good in
their place , ought by no means to be set in competition with the fundamental
doctrines of the gospel , and the various Christian tempers . A pious man of a
Prayer is one of those means designed to keep up in our minds a sense of God ,
of our dependence on him , and gratitude to him for all the blessings that
surround us . It is one of God's appointed means of carrying on the divine life in
the soul .
Let us consider the nature and great importance of the object of their ministry ,
with the means best calculated to accomplish it . II . Shew in what respects he
who winneth souls is wise . 1. The nature and great importance of the object of
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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."