Subcategory Sermons contains 6 item(s).
|| "Sermon preached to 1st Congregational Society in Deerfield, Mass. and in the Hearing of Several Indians of Both Sexes Supposed"
Aug 27, 1837
When Reverend John Fessenden (1804-1881) delivered this sermon on the theme that God ?hath made of one blood all nations of men,? the congregation included Native families visiting from Canada who said they were descendants of Deerfield-born Eunice Kanenstenhawi Williams (1696-1785).
|| "A Century Sermon Preached at Deerfield, Feb. 29, 1804: In Commemoration of the Destruction of the Town by French and Indians"
Feb 29, 1804
100 years after the raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, during Queen Anne's War, Reverend John Taylor (1762-1840) preached this sermon about the event, "ever to be remembered by the descendants of the sufferers, and other inhabitants of the town."
|| "The Advantages and Praises of Wisdom. A Sermon Delivered at Deerfield, Jan. 1, A.D. 1799, at the Opening of Academy"
Jan 1, 1799
The Reverend Joseph Lyman emphasized the role of useful knowledge in this sermon delivered at the opening of Deerfield Academy in 1799.
|| A Sermon Preach'd at Mansfield, August 4, 1741 -"The Power and Efficacy of the Prayers of the People of GOD"
Aug 4, 1741
When Eunice Williams visited New England for the second time since she was taken captive in a French and Indian raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, in 1704, her cousin Solomon Williams (1700-1776), preached on "The Power and Efficacy of the Prayers of the People of GOD."
|| "A Sermon Preach'd at the Funeral of the Reverend Mr. John Williams"
Jun 12, 1729
This typically lengthy sermon by the Reverend Isaac Chauncey repeatedly praised the Reverend John Williams' personal piety and sterling ministerial qualities despite personal tragedy and affliction.
|| "Eulogy on King Philip as Pronounced at the Odeon"
This eulogy for King Philip by William Apes defied the traditional white version of King Philip's War (1675-1676).