The United States Army Chaplaincy: (1865-1920). Stover, E.F. Up from handymen

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Office of the Chief of Chaplains, Department of the Army, 1977
 

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Seite 186 - To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that we have, with the pride of those who know that the day has come when America is privileged to spend her blood and her might for the principles that gave her birth and happiness and the peace which she has treasured. God helping her, she can do no other.
Seite 192 - Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him: Have mercy upon you; pardon and deliver you from all your sins; confirm and strengthen you in all goodness; and bring you to everlasting life ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Seite 108 - Orient— that would be bad business and discreditable; (3) that we could not leave them to themselves— they were unfit for selfgovernment— and they would soon have anarchy and misrule over there worse than Spain's was; and (4) that there was nothing left for us to do but to take them all, and to educate the Filipinos, and uplift and civilize and Christianize them, and by God's grace to do the very best we could for them, as our fellow-men for whom Christ also died.
Seite 186 - ... German Government to be in fact nothing less than war against the government and people of the United States; that it formally accept the status of belligerent which has thus been thrust upon it; and that it take immediate steps not only to put the country in a more thorough state of defense but also to exert all its power and employ all its resources to bring the Government of the German Empire to terms and end the war.
Seite 108 - I walked the floor of the White House night after night until midnight; and I am not ashamed to tell you, gentlemen, that I went down on my knees and prayed Almighty God for light and guidance more than one night.
Seite 235 - And the King will answer them, 'Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.
Seite 4 - I have voluntarily given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility thereto; that I have neither sought nor accepted nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States...
Seite 146 - The first fifteen years of the twentieth century may sometimes be remembered in America as the Age of Crusades. There were a superabundance of zeal, a sufficiency of good causes, unusual moral idealism, excessive confidence in mass movements and leaders with rare gifts of popular appeal. The people were ready to cry "God wills it...
Seite 4 - ... to the United States; that I have not yielded a voluntary support to any pretended government, authority, power, or constitution, within the United States, hostile or inimical thereto.
Seite 241 - The medical director and the assistant medical directors shall be appointed by the President for a term of four years and such officers may be reappointed for an additional term of four years in the discretion of the President: Provided, however, That subsequent to the organization of the United States Veterans...

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