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In 1828 he allowed himself to be sent to the legislature for the
last time. In the midst of a very successful and popular political
career, much to the regret of his friends, he determined to abandon
political life. He says a sacred regard for, and love of, domestic
life determined him to take this course. In the good providence of
God, another field, if not so honorable in the sight of men, nor so
productive of earthly gain, yet one of infinitely higher
usefulness, was being prepared for him, into which he was to enter
and labor most successfully; but of which, at this time, perhaps,
he thought very little. He loved his family most ardently, and was
anxious more fully to enjoy domestic life. This was the immediate
cause of his retiring from public life. CHAPTER III. Joined the
Baptist Church in 1821?Was much engaged in public life for some
eight years?In '29 and '30 he turned his attention to religious
matters, and cordially embraced the views of A. Campbell? Commenced
preaching?Left the Baptist Church in '31, and organized a church
upon the Word of God alone?From that time he gave up all for Christ
? State of religious parties about this time. 1. Having, in the
preceding chapter, concluded what we think necessary to be said
regarding the political history of J. T. Johnson, we propose now to
take up his religious history, in which we are greatly more
interested. And, although in giving an account of the commencement
of his Christian career, we shall lie carried several years back of
the period at which he withdrew from political life, it is thought
best thus to separate the two histories, and present them
consecutively in distinct chapters. 2. He says: "I made a
profession of religion during the summer of 1821, and joined the
Baptist Church at the Great-Crossings...".
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