Plain American Talk in the Philippines Mercer Green Johnston

ISBN: 9781230236476

Published: September 12th 2013

Paperback

26 pages


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Plain American Talk in the Philippines  by  Mercer Green Johnston

Plain American Talk in the Philippines by Mercer Green Johnston
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 26 pages | ISBN: 9781230236476 | 10.42 Mb

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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... America: The GoodMoreThis 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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... America: The Good Samaritan And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.

St. Luke X, 30. Men, brethren, and fathers: We are met together here in the sight of God, first, to confess our sins of omission and commission, to ask forgiveness of the same, to render thanks for benefits received, to praise God, and to hear His most holy Word- and secondly, and somewhat more especially to-day, to endeavor, in the light of Gods Holy Spirit (which He is ever more ready to give than we to use) to arrive at a right judgment about a matter of vital importance to seven million human souls for whose well-being the United States of America has accepted the responsibility, and must give strict account to Almighty God.

*A sermon preached in the Church of St. Mary and St. John, Manila, June 17th, 1906, at the beginning of the campaign against gambling waged by the Moral Progress League, of the executive committee of which the preacher was at the time chairman. The result of the campaign, due in the main to the labors of Judge W. A Kincaid, of Manila, was to lessen materially the evils of gambling.

But much more remains to be done than has been accomplished. Surely, no one present needs to ask, What matter is this to which you refer? Should anybody put this question, I would answer: Art thou only a stranger in Manila, and hast not known the things which are come to pass here in these days? Hast thou not seen, hast thou not heard, hast thou not read, somewhat of the marvellous thing that has taken place in this city where representatives of every language and province of this Archipelago are met together?

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