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of reason and revelation . Reason gives her testi . mony to the awful truth . For
that there is a God we know ; “ the heavens declare his glory , and the firmament
sheweth his handy works . ” “ The invisible things of him , even his eternal power
And if so , is there any reason to assert , as our adversaries do , that there are no
mysteries in religion ? Or have they sufficient ground to refuse their assent to our
Lord's eternal Divinity , so clearly revealed in the Bible , because it is attended ...
It may be perfectly consistent with reason , though reason may not be able to
comprehend or explain it . I may illustrate this observation in the following
manner : The minds of mankind are not equal as to powers or information .
Hence it follows ...
This idea of an immaterial substance is as clear as that we have of a material one
: for though this notion of immaterial substances may be attended with difficulties ,
we have no more reason to deny or doubt of its truth , than we have to deny or ...
So unmoveable is that truth , delivered by the Spirit of truth , that though the light
of nature gave some obscure glimmering , some uncertain hopes of a future state
; yet human reason could attain to no clearness , no certainty about it , but that it ...
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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."