Cotton Mather

Cotton Mather

American colonist and writer
Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.More Cotton Mather quotes [07/22/2011 04:07:23]
If we admit instrumental musick in the worship of God, how can we resist the imposition of all the instruments used among the ancient Jews?—yea, dancing as well as playing, and several other Judaic actions? or, how can we decline a whole rabble of church-officers, necessary to be introduced for instrumental musick, whereof our Lord Jesus Christ hath left us no manner of direction?More Cotton Mather quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ye monsters of the bubbling deep, Your Maker's praises spout; Up from the sands ye codlings peep, And wag your tails about.More Cotton Mather quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A Good School deserves to be call'd, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it.More Cotton Mather quotes [07/22/2011 04:07:26]
Chrysostom, I remember, mentions a twofold book of God: the book of the creatures, and the book of the scriptures. God, having taught us first of all by his works, did it afterwards, by his Words. We will now for a while read the former of these books; 'twill help us in reading the latter. They will admirably assist one another.More Cotton Mather quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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