Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler: With Reminiscences

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Standard Publishing Company, 1889 - Abolitionists - 346 pages
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Rev. Pardee Butler was born at Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York, in 1816, the son of Phineas and Sarah Pardee Butler. His family migrated to Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, in 1818, and to Sandusky Plains, Ohio, in 1839. He married Sibjl S. Carleton, daughter of Joseph Carleton, at Sullivan, Ashland County, Ohio, in 1843. Their family migrated to Iowa in 1850, to Illinois, and in 1855 to Kansas. He was a minister, and fought against slavery, and for prohabition. He died at his home near Farmington, Kansas, in 1888.

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Page 323 - For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh : — (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;) — Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; — And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
Page 56 - Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins,' and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Page 56 - And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Page 56 - Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures, and said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye are witnesses of these things.
Page 327 - Refrain from these men and let them alone : for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to naught; but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 99 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Page 243 - The manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors shall be forever prohibited in this State, except for medical, scientific and mechanical purposes.
Page 229 - What shall I eat, and what shall I drink, and wherewithal shall I be clothed?
Page 107 - The council of war clanked off to see if Mr Wardrop's words were true. He warned them that it was as much as a man's life was worth to enter the engine-room, and they contented themselves with a distant inspection through the thinning steam.
Page 230 - Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea ! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

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