Constitution of the American Home Missionary Society: Recommended by a Convention of the Friends of Missions. Held in the City of New York, May 10, 1826, and Adopted by the United Domestic Missionary Society: Together with the Fourth Report of the Last Named Society. Presented by the Executive Committee, at the Anniversary Meeting, May 12, 1826. With an Appendix

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D. Fanshaw, American tract society house, 1826 - 94 pages

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Page 77 - Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you: 2.
Page 14 - The Society then proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing year — and...
Page 92 - It shall be the duty of the board of directors to meet at the call of the president, or as often as shall be necessary for the transaction of business ; to fill their own vacancies, to appoint an executive committee, to adopt the most energetic measures in their power to accomplish the object of the society ; especially by distributing such publications as may be committed to them by the parent institution, and by deputing some of their number to attend the annual meetings of the...
Page 60 - There is a great deal in the world that is delightful and beautiful; there is a great deal in it that is great and engrossing; but it will not last. All that is in the world, the lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh, and the pride of life, are but for a little while.
Page 50 - And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth : so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it ; for I will give it unto thee.
Page 4 - No alteration shall be made in this Constitution without a vote of two-thirds of the members present at an annual meeting ; nor unless the same shall have been proposed at a previous annual meeting, or recommended by the Executive Committee.
Page 3 - ... purposes, as the interests of the Institution may require : and shall make an Annual Report of their proceedings to the Society. Art. 5. The Treasurer shall give bonds, annually, to such amount as the Executive Committee shall think proper. ART. 6. Any person may become a Member of this Society, by contributing annually to its funds...
Page 3 - The great object of this Society shall be to assist congregations that are unable to support the gospel ministry, and to send the gospel to the destitute within the United States.
Page 6 - Conn, to make inquiries in relation to the subject, and if they should deem it advisable, invite a meeting of gentlemen, friendly to the object, in Boston, sometime in the month of January ensuing.

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