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providential position of the evangelical churches of this country at this time

Samuel Sprecher

providential position of the evangelical churches of this country at this time

a sermon delivered at the opening of the General Synod at York, Pennsylvania, May fifth, 1864

by Samuel Sprecher

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Published by Office of the Luth. Kirchenbote in Selinsgrove .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America -- Sermons.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel Sprecher.
    ContributionsGeneral Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States, YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsYA 10453
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL589909M
    LC Control Number96180843

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Get this from a library. The providential position of the evangelical churches of this country at this time: a sermon delivered at the opening of the General Synod at York, Pennsylvania, May fifth, [Samuel Sprecher; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.].

Samuel Sprecher has written: 'The providential position of the evangelical churches of this country at this time' -- subject(s): Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Sermons 'An inaugural. The providential position of the evangelical churches of this country at this time.: a sermon delivered at the opening of the General Synod, at York, Pennsylvania, May fifth, by Samuel Sprecher ().

Dr. Sprecher is the author of “The Providential Position of the Evangelical Churches of this Country at this Time” (Selinsgrove, ); “Groundwork of a System of Evangelical Lutheran Theology” (Philadelphia, ); and various addresses.

The remarkable Scottish brothers Robert and James Haldane lived at a time of significant spiritual awakening in Protestant churches in Britain. Born in the s and converted in the s, they ministered at a time when Protestant evangelicalism was expanding rapidly in the wake of the Great Awakening of the mid-eighteenth century.

The providential position of the evangelical churches of this country at this time a sermon delivered at the opening of the General Synod at York, Pennsylvania, May fifth, / by: Sprecher, Samuel, Published: ().

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