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His improvements there were such as presaged his future worth ; and he gave
early indications of a mind seriously impressed with a sense of religious truth . In
one of his manuscripts we find some account of very early religious impressions ...
... many were made sinners , so by the obedience of one shall - many be made
righteous . It has been quoted before , but not with the same design . Now the
sense of the apostle , in these words , is plainly this , that the righteousness of
But there are different senses , in which it may be said that mankind are prisoners
, and appointed to death . 1. This , O Ames , is your unhappy case in a literal
sense . You have been tried by the law of your country , found guilty , received ...
From all that has been said , we see that in consequence of these strong
affections , parents in a peculiar sense become interested in all the conduct and
circumstances of their children . We shall therefore readily admit , that " a foolish
son is a ...
A sense of personal weakness , wants and dangers urges us often to engage in
this duty . At some times , our sense of these things is much more lively than it is
at other times ; but always it presses us to ask of God those things we need . 2.
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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."