Christ expects that his ministers should keep what he commits to them.
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Christ expects that his ministers should keep what he commits to them. A discourse delivered at East-Haddam, at the ordination of the Reverend Mr. Timothy Symmes, Pastor of the society at Millington, December 2d, 1736. : And now made publick at the desire and expence of a considerable number of the audience. by

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Published by Printed & sold by Timothy Green in N. London [i.e., New London, Conn.] .
Written in English


  • Symmes, Timothy, -- 1714-1756.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Stephen Hosmer, V.D.M. ; [Two lines from II Timothy]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 4254.
ContributionsFirst Congregational Church (Millington, Conn.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 26, [2] p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14597911M

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