This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...to the power of religion,
incentives to piety and earnest effort, and pledges of immortality.
Mr. Ulrich was a man of great personal worth. We knew him, many
years, and always regarded him as an honest, upright, consistent
Christian, conscientious and faithful in the discharge of his
duties; sincere, kind, obliging, his heart overfiowed with the most
tender feelings, and was true and firm in its attachments. He was
active in the service of the Church, and cherished a deep interest
in every thing, which affected its welfare. During his ministry of
nearly thirty years he had the confidence and esteem of his
brethren. For several years he presided over the Synod, with which
he stood connected, and was frequently chosen to represent the body
in the General Synod. He was identified_ with all the great
movements of the Church, and was one among the first in every good
work. As a member of the Home Missionary, or Education Committee,
he was an example of fidelity, and promptness in meeting his
engagements; he was active and zealous in the support of every
measure, designed to build up the Church. The Institutions at
Gettysburg found in him a valuable and devoted friend. He was, for
many years, an active Director of the Theological Seminary and, for
a season, President of the Board. He served, until the end of his
life, also, as a Trustee of the College, and was always regular and
faithful in attending to the required duties. As a preacher he was
plain, practical and earnest, more anxious to persuade men to be
reconciled to God than to secure popular applause. There was no
display of learning in his discourses, nothing particularly
attractive in his matter or manner, yet his labors were owned of
God and crowned with success. He was blessed not...
|Country of origin:
United States General Accounting Office
||246 x 189 x 13mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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