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State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer.

Massachusetts. Council

State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer.

... Wednesday the twenty-ninth of this instant January ... Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the thirteenth day of January ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven

by Massachusetts. Council

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes in [Boston .
Written in English


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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15419
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
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Open LibraryOL15539851M

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Lincoln ended the proclamation by calling on all Americans to set aside the day of Thursday, Ap , as “a day of humiliation, fasting and prayer.” He urged them “to abstain on that day from their secular pursuits and to unite at their several places of public worship ”. From President Abraham Lincoln`s Proclamation for a National Day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer, Ap "We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown.

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State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer by Massachusetts. Council Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer: Wednesday the twenty-ninth of this instant January Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the thirteenth day of January one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven.

[Massachusetts. Council.]. Get this from a library. State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer: Wednesday the twenty-sixth day of April inst.

Given at the council-chamber in Boston the seventh day of April one thousand seven hundred and eighty.

[Massachusetts. Council.]. On the appointed day of fasting, June 1,George Washington wrote in his diary: “Went to church, fasted all day.” The king’s appointed royal governor, Lord Dunmore, was so upset by this day of fasting and prayer resolution that two days later.

During the Boer War, there was an outcry from the English public for the queen to declare a national humiliation day, which she resisted. During World War I, King George V proclaimed January 3, as a “Day of Humble Prayer,” while Woodrow Wilson proclaimed as a “National Day of Public Humiliation, Prayer and Fasting.”Cited by: Proclamation – Fasting Humiliation and Prayer –Massachusetts Proclamation – Fasting Humiliation and Prayer –New Hampshire Proclamation – Fasting Humiliation and Prayer –Connecticut.

Massachusetts bay, whose commerce and harbour are, on the first Day of June next, to be stopped by an Armed force, deem it highly necessary that the said first day of June be set apart, by the Members of this House, as a day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer, devoutly to implore the divine interposition, for averting the heavy Calamity.

Now, therefore, in compliance with the request and fully concurring in the view of the Senate, I do, by this my proclamation, designate and set apart Thursday, the 30 th day of April,as a day of national humiliation, fasting and prayer.

And I do hereby request all the people to abstain on that day from their ordinary secular pursuits. America Acknowledges God.

“The Declaration of Independence was a proclamation to the world that the United Colonies had bound themselves,before God, to a primitive social compact of union, freedom and independence.” So said one-time President of the United States John Quincy Adams in an oration on July 4,commemorating.

The good prayer and fasting has done cannot be underestimated. It has often both thwarted evil and moved God in heaven. It is terribly unfortunate that very few know the truth about American history and the great influence that praying men who lived fasted lives had upon this nation.

The Virginia proclamation, authored by Thomas Jefferson and the Members of the Virginia House, set apart June 1 “as a Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer,” instructing the Members of the Virginia House to attend church to pray and hear a sermon.

The State of New Hampshire. Proclamation by the Governor. for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer I do, with the advice of the Council, appoint Thursday, April sixth, to be Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two.

Book/Printed Material At a General Court held at Boston in New England the second day of October [A proclamaton for a day of fasting and prayer Novem ] [Cambridge, Printed by Samuel Green ]. By His Excellency William Gaston, Governor: A Proclamation for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer.

With the advice and consent of the Council, I do hereby appoint Thursday, the Eighth day of April next, to be observed throughout the Commonwealth as a day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer God save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Decem Resolved that it be recommended to all the United States as soon as possible to appoint a day of solemn fasting and humiliation to implore the Almighty God to forgiveness of the. A Day Of Fasting, Humiliation And Prayer – June 1, Massachusetts Proclamation For A Public Thanksgiving – President John Adams – Humiliation Fasting and Prayer –   What America Desperately Needs (Part 2 of 3) By Dr.

David Reagan. The power of repentance can be seen in the history of our nation. In the midst of our civil war, in March ofPresident Abraham Lincoln called for a “day of national humiliation, fasting and prayer.”.

Massachusetts bay, whose commerce and harbour are, on the first Day of June next, to be stopped by an Armed force, deem it highly necessary that the said first day of June be set apart, by the Members of this House, as a day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer, devoutly to implore the divine interposition, for averting the heavy Calamity.

a day of public humiliation, prayer, and fasting to be observed by the. people of the United States with religious solemnities and the offering.

of fervent supplications to Almighty God for the safety and welfare of these. States, His blessings on. Notes. Includes resolves dated 6 to 16 Augustalmost all of them relating directly to the war effort.

Most notable are a resolve "to take Measures to destroy the Enemies Cruisers"; "Resolve for laying aside the expedition to St. Johns in Nova-Scotia"; "Resolve respecting defective Gun-Powder"; "A Proclamation for a day of public Fasting, Humiliation.

Samuel Huntington, A Proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Prayer and Humiliation, March 9,from a proclamation in our possession, Evans # Roger Sherman ()Congregationalist—Roger Sherman was a member of the Committee of Five that was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence. He and Robert Morris were the only.

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Bible. Apostles. ADAMS, JOHN (Octo –July 4, ), On Jin a letter to his wife explaining the Continental Congress’ decision to declare a Day of Public Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer, John Adams wrote: President John Adams issued a Proclamation of a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer.Nineveh's repentance and deliverance.

A sermon preach'd before His Excellency the governour the Honourable Council and Representatives of the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, on a day of fasting and prayer in the Council chamber, Dec.

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