The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 89
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Records of an Early Texas Baptist Church.
have obtained like precious faith by the grace of god or same
11th We believe that the Lord.s day or first day of the week
should be spent in the worship of god, and that on that day we
should rest from all our temporal conserns, except in cases of neces-
sety and murcy
12th We believe in the resurrection of the dead, both of the
just and unjust and that the joys of the righteous will be eter-
nal, and the punishment of the wicked of endless duration.
In testimony of our volentaryly uniting together in a church
capasity upon the facts presented in the foregoing preamble and
articals of faith to the surport of the doctrine expressed, or con-
tained therein agreeing to receive in union with us, as oppertunity
may permit or duty require, such as has been divinily taugh[t]
into the same faith. We have caused our names hereunto to be
set, this the 26th day of July 1833 in the presence of the Presby-
tery hereafter discribed by their cirtifecate.
Names of Members Constituted
Daniel Parker, Patsey Parker, John Parker, Julious Christy,
Rachel Christy, Salley Brown and Pheby Parker.
We whose names are hereunto set, connected with the Churches
to which we belong, do certify, that we at the request and in the
Presence of the regular Baptist Church at Lamalt Crawford
County State of Illinois. Proseded on the 26th day of July 1833 to
Constitute the foregoing named brethren and sisters, into a church
Capacaty upon the acknowledged facts and doctrine contained or
expressed in the foregoing Preamble and articals of faith and by
the authorety of the regular Baptist Churches to which we sev-
erally belong in us vested. We have clo[t]hed them with author-
ity, to transact business as a church. In testimony whereof we
have hereunto set our names
Elder Richard M. Newport Glady Lock
Richard M Highsmith Deacon " " "
Elder Thomas Young. Wm Griggs Deacon. Mount Zion
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