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rd reported through their chairman, Mr. Mallory. After reviewing the operations and difficulties of the Board, as set forth in their report, the Committee give the opinion that the Board was growing in public estimation, and had done much good, considering the embarrassing condition of the country. They therefore commend the Board to increased efforts and prayers of Southern Baptists. The report was adopted. The Committee on Support of Returned Foreign Missionaries reported through Mr. Shuck. Report adopted. On motion of Winkler-- Resolved, unanimously, that this Convention would do injustice to its sentiments and convictions, if it should not thus publicly acknowledge its sense of regard to the Rev. Dr. Fuller, President of this body and chairman of its Committee on the State of the Country, and also the others of its members who are citizens of the Border States, for their Christian interest in the fortunes, and their manly and brave assertion of the rights, of ou
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therefore commend the Board to increased efforts and prayers of Southern Baptists. The report was adopted. The Committee on Support of Returned Foreign Missionaries reported through Mr. Shuck. Report adopted. On motion of Winkler-- Resolved, unanimously, that this Convention would do injustice to its sentiments and convictions, if it should not thus publicly acknowledge its sense of regard to the Rev. Dr. Fuller, President of this body and chairman of its Committee on the State of the Country, and also the others of its members who are citizens of the Border States, for their Christian interest in the fortunes, and their manly and brave assertion of the rights, of our Confederacy; and that we invoke the special protection of Heaven upon them in the cities to which they belong, and in the days of trial which they may hereafter encounter. On motion of W. C. Crane, the Convention adjourned, to meet at Columbus, Miss., on Friday before the 2d Sabbath in May, 1863.
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s Pascal who remarks that our separations and bereavements are partial deaths, to prepare us for the last great separation. I remember, as if it were yesterday, that in bidding adieu to each other at Richmond, two years ago, a dear Brother from Georgia, (who is present and still happily spared to us.) alluding to a prayer just offered, said to me, with tears, "that thought touches me to the heart, We may, indeed, never meet again upon earth." near by him stood another of Georgia' s worthy sonsGeorgia' s worthy sons. It was Dawson. The observation was prophetic as to him. Where is he now? where the form so honored and loved — the voice so eloquent for Jesus?--brethren, what has been, will be again. This thought pierces my very soul, that We shall not all meet again. but I cannot trust my feeling with such reflections. Brethren, again I thank you for all your kindness. I bid you an affectionate farewell. Upon each of you may God shed down the richest blessings of grace, peace and Love. "the Go
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Southern Baptist Convention.important report on the State of the country. In Convention at Savannah,May 13th, 1861,Dr. Richard Fulter, of Md., from the Committee on the State of the Country, made the following. report: We hold this truth to be self-evident, that Government are established for the security, prosperity and happiness of the people. When, therefore, any Government is perverted from its proper design, becomes oppressive, and abuses its power, the people have a righten for the wicked crusade against the South. President Fuller said, there was no difficulty on his mind. He voted here for himself, upon his solemn convictions of duty, his conscience and before God. It mattered not who differed from him. Maryland was one way to-day and another to-morrow, and he would say that twenty States could not instruct him and enforce obedience. Mr. Howell fully agreed with the President, and would so advise the Brother from Kentucky. There might be some divi
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other Business. the President appointed the following Committee to correspond and negotiate with the Bible Board at Nashville, and Southern Publication Society at Charleston, with reference to a Union of the two, to wit: Messrs.Boyce of S. C., Landrum of Ga., Manly of Ala., Martin of S. C., and Poindexter of Va. on motion of Mr. Poindexter, Resolved. that Article XII. of the Constitution be amended by adding the following clause, to wit: the President, or in the event of hiS. C., and Poindexter of Va. on motion of Mr. Poindexter, Resolved. that Article XII. of the Constitution be amended by adding the following clause, to wit: the President, or in the event of his death, either of the Vice-Presidents of the Convention, may, at the request of two of its Boards, postpone or alter the place of the meeting of the Convention, when it may be deemed by him inexpedient to convene at the time or place appointed. President Fuller moved and obtained leave of absence for the remainder of the session. Domestic obligations, and the unhappy condition of affairs in his State and city, made his immediate return imperative. the President, in taking leave of t
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e against the South. President Fuller said, there was no difficulty on his mind. He voted here for himself, upon his solemn convictions of duty, his conscience and before God. It mattered not who differed from him. Maryland was one way to-day and another to-morrow, and he would say that twenty States could not instruct him and enforce obedience. Mr. Howell fully agreed with the President, and would so advise the Brother from Kentucky. There might be some division of opinion in Tennessee, but there was no difficulty with his Church. The old men and the young men had gone to the war — he had four sons, all of whom were under arms; he had offered himself to the Governor in any capacity that he may be useful to the country, and his daughters, with their young lady friends, were spending the afternoons in practice with taverns instead their homes in absence of there protesen Mr. Dudley said he had no difficulty in giving his individual approval to the report. the v
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against that Union. 2d. Resolved,that We most cordially approve of the formation of the Government of the Confederate States of America, and admire and applaud the noble cause of that Government up to this present time. 3d. Resolved, that Wet their enterprises may be attended with success, and that they may attain a great reward, not only in seeing these Confederate States prosper under their administration, but in contributing to the progress of the transcendent Kingdon of our Lord Jesus Christ. 4th. Resolved, that We must cordially tender to the President of the Confederate States, to his Cabinet, and to the members of the Congress now convened at Montgomery, the assurances of our sympathy and entire confidence. With them are labor is not in vain in the Lord. 10. Resolved. that these resolutions be communicated to the Congress of the "Confederate States" at Montgomery, with the signatures of the President and Secretaries of the Convention. in the course of the b
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Southern Baptist Convention.important report on the State of the country. In Convention at Savannah,May 13th, 1861,Dr. Richard Fulter, of Md., from the Committee on the State of the Country, made the following. report: We hold this truth to be self-evident, that Government are established for the security, prosperity and happiness of the people. When, therefore, any Government is perverted from its proper design, becomes oppressive, and abuses its power, the people have a right to change it. As to the States once combined upon this continent, it is now manifest that they can no longer live together as one Confederacy. The Union constituted by our fore fathers was one of co-equal sovereign States. The fanatical spirit of the North has long been seeking to deprive us of rights and franchises guaranteed by the Constitution; and, after years of persistent aggression, they have at last accomplished their purpose. In vindication of their sacred rights and hon
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eir young lady friends, were spending the afternoons in practice with taverns instead their homes in absence of there protesen Mr. Dudley said he had no difficulty in giving his individual approval to the report. the vote was then taken on the report by rising, and every member rose to his feet, and the President announced that the adoption was unanimous. other Business. the President appointed the following Committee to correspond and negotiate with the Bible Board at Nashville, and Southern Publication Society at Charleston, with reference to a Union of the two, to wit: Messrs.Boyce of S. C., Landrum of Ga., Manly of Ala., Martin of S. C., and Poindexter of Va. on motion of Mr. Poindexter, Resolved. that Article XII. of the Constitution be amended by adding the following clause, to wit: the President, or in the event of his death, either of the Vice-Presidents of the Convention, may, at the request of two of its Boards, postpone or alter the place of
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therefore commend the Board to increased efforts and prayers of Southern Baptists. The report was adopted. The Committee on Support of Returned Foreign Missionaries reported through Mr. Shuck. Report adopted. On motion of Winkler-- Resolved, unanimously, that this Convention would do injustice to its sentiments and convictions, if it should not thus publicly acknowledge its sense of regard to the Rev. Dr. Fuller, President of this body and chairman of its Committee on the State of the Country, and also the others of its members who are citizens of the Border States, for their Christian interest in the fortunes, and their manly and brave assertion of the rights, of our Confederacy; and that we invoke the special protection of Heaven upon them in the cities to which they belong, and in the days of trial which they may hereafter encounter. On motion of W. C. Crane, the Convention adjourned, to meet at Columbus, Miss., on Friday before the 2d Sabbath in May, 1863.
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