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A sermon on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln

delivered in the First Presbyterian Church, Troy, on Sunday morning, April 23, 1865

by Marvin Richardson Vincent

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Published by A.W. Scribner, Book and Job Printer in Troy, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Marvin R. Vincent
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24350112M
LC Control Number12004340

In many conversations with him, I absorbed the firm conviction that Mr. This was his noblest virtue, his grandest principle, the secret alike of his strength, his patience, and his success. If I had had my way, the war would have ended before this; but, nevertheless, it still continues. Madison Clinton Petersin his biography wrote, "That he was a true and sincere Christian, in fact, if not in form, is fully proved by many extracts from his letters and public utterances. But this event is nevertheless instinct with a horror and with a significance independent of our nearness to it, and our practical connection with it. StudentsAcademicsHumanitiesReligion and EthicsResearchTechnologyLibraries A group of graduate students at Emory University specializing in digital research in the humanities have created a new website that uses digital tools to analyze and compare the text of sermons delivered after Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

Although her husband did not apply for membership, he attended the Sunday service with her when he was not out riding with the judge and his fellow lawyers on their judicial circuit around Illinois. The occasion calls us to prayerful and tearful humilation. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. The mental processes of Mr. And I add here, I have always understood this same opinion to be held by several of the Christian denominations.

Sometimes a personal sorrow opens a little rift through which you can look down into the depths of a great soul. Kent State University, We have lost a parent, and, in our distress, it is now an addition to our heartfelt sorrow that we had it not in our power to commune with you on the bed of languishing, and receive your last embrace. His strong sense saved the Constitution from its greatest danger, the danger of tying its own hands; and this was what enabled him to cut the Gordian knot where some men would have found themselves embarrassed by a mere technicality or formula. Passing from the intellectual traits of Mr.


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Although her husband did not apply for membership, he attended the Sunday service with her when he was not out riding with the judge and his fellow lawyers on their judicial circuit around Illinois.

My life, my joy, my food, my all the world! The circumstances are more favorable for the development of strong individualities. Lincoln, which were more or less of a religious character, and while I never tried to draw anything like a statement of his views from him, yet he freely expressed himself to me as having 'a hope of blessed immortality through Jesus Christ.

He may purify us more and more in the furnace of trial, but He will not consume us. Well might he say on leaving his Western home: "A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington.

Ownsbey, Betty J.

Religious views of Abraham Lincoln

No President has ever surpassed him, if any has equaled him, in clearly defining his policy to the masses.

He had been used to meeting emergencies. Two other clergy whom Lincoln respected and who also influenced him were the Rev. Lincoln lived to make it, and to see it "all the other! For one, I say no! He took the passage, "As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive," and followed with the proposition that whatever the breach or injury of Adam's transgression to the human race was, which no doubt A sermon on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln book very great, was made just and right by the A sermon on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln book of Christ.

He characterizes Lincoln's worldview as a kind of "Calvinized Deism". Do you remember that this very act of murder over which we grieve was in contemplation four years ago, and that only a superintending Providence saved Abraham Lincoln to the United States, and Baltimore from adding another crime to the murder of Massachusetts troops?

During the address, Lincoln stated "Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him who has never yet forsaken this favored land are still competent to adjust in the best way all our present difficulty.

It is inherently improbable, and rests on no adequate testimony. He once said in a political speech: "The Savior, I suppose, did not expect that any human creature could be perfect as the Father in heaven; but He said, As your Father in Heaven is perfect, be ye also perfect.

The Almighty has His own purposes. Lincoln had no hope and no faith in the usual acceptance of these words".

I will not dwell upon the horrible fact. We owe something to justice as well as to mercy. A man of prayer himself, Lincoln found great comfort from the service. University Press of Kentucky, Madison Clinton Petersin his biography wrote, "That he was a true and sincere Christian, in fact, if not in form, is fully proved by many extracts from his letters and public utterances.

She married Mary Todd in But he could not be spared to us longer. Miner to testify to Lincoln's faith. The good Lord has called him home. I am now in my fiftieth year, and I certainly never have had a black woman for either a slave or a wife.Browsing subject area: Lincoln, Abraham, (Include extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Lincoln, Abraham, Abraham Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, was angered by an army officer who accused him of favoritism.

Stanton complained to Lincoln, who suggested that Stanton write the officer a sharp letter. Stanton did, and showed the strongly worded missive to the.

2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders. Americans’ reverence for Lincoln began with his tragic death by assassination inat the end of a brutal civil war in whichmen died.pdf Union Pacific historian L.

O. Leonard asserts that pdf statesman that ever lived had a keener interest in the Union Pacific than Abraham Lincoln.” [77] However, most of the construction in or near Utah occurred after Lincoln’s assassination.

The railroad itself was completed with a ceremonial uniting of both railway lines on May Jun 14,  · Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, was inaugurated on March 4, with military snipers guarding his procession route through Washington to .Abraham Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, was angered ebook an army officer who accused him of favoritism.

Stanton complained to Lincoln, who suggested that Stanton write the officer a sharp letter.

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Stanton did, and showed the strongly worded missive to the .