Thomas Smyth (1808-1873)

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The Prelatical Doctrine of Apostolical Succession Examined, and the Protestant Ministry Defended Against the Assumptions of Popery and High-Churchism

The Prelatical Doctrine of Apostolical Succession Examined, and the Protestant Ministry Defended Against the Assumptions of Popery and High-Churchism

Presbytery and Not Prelacy the Scriptural and Primitive Polity

Presbytery and Not Prelacy the Scriptural and Primitive Polity

Ecclesiastical Republicanism: or the Republicanism, Liberality and Catholicity of Presbytery in contrast with Prelacy and Popery

Ecclesiastical Republicanism: or the Republicanism, Liberality and Catholicity of Presbytery in contrast with Prelacy and Popery

1.  The Name, Nature and Functions of Ruling Elders 2. Theories of the Eldership (from the Biblical Reportory and Princeton Review) 3. Theories of the Eldership (from the North Carolina Presbyterian) 4. The Office and Functions of Deacons in Relation to those of the Pastor and Ruling Elders Defined and Distinguished 5. The History, Character and Results of the Westminster Assembly of Divines. A Discourse in Commemoration of the Bi-Centenary Anniversary of that Body 6. An Ecclesiastical Catechism of the Presbyterian Church for the use of Families, Bible-Classes, and Private Members 7. A Sabbath School Teaching Service for the Whole Church, Instituted by Christ, in Seven Articles 8. The Nature and Claims of Young Men’s Christian Associations

1.  The Name, Nature and Functions of Ruling Elders
2. Theories of the Eldership (from the Biblical Reportory and Princeton Review)
3. Theories of the Eldership (from the North Carolina Presbyterian)
4. The Office and Functions of Deacons in Relation to those of the Pastor and Ruling Elders Defined and Distinguished
5. The History, Character and Results of the Westminster Assembly of Divines. A Discourse in Commemoration of the Bi-Centenary Anniversary of that Body
6. An Ecclesiastical Catechism of the Presbyterian Church for the use of Families, Bible-Classes, and Private Members
7. A Sabbath School Teaching Service for the Whole Church, Instituted by Christ, in Seven Articles
8. The Nature and Claims of Young Men’s Christian Associations

1. Manual for the Members of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S. C. 2. Pastoral Memento. Love Waxing Cold; and Pastoral Fidelity Consistent with Pastoral Affection, Two Discourses 3. The Exodus of the Church of Scotland and the Claims of the Free Church of Scotland to the Sympathy and Assistance of American Christians 4. The Voice of God in Calamity: Or, Reflections on the Loss of the Steam-Boat Home, October 9, 1837, A Sermon: Delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, on Sabbath Morning, October 22, 1837 5. Two Discourses on the Occasion of the Great Fire in Charleston, on Friday Night, April 27th, 1838. Delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, on Sabbath, May 6, 1838 6. The Theatre, a School of Religion, Manners and Morals! Two Discourses Delivered on the Opening of the New Theatre in Charleston 7. The Relations of Christianity to War: And The Portraiture of a Christian Soldier, A Discourse Delivered on Occasion of the First Commencement of the Citadel Academy 8. The Principle of Secrecy and Secret Societies. Two Discourses 9. Oration, Delivered on the Forty-Eighth Anniversary of the Orphan House, in Charleston, S. C., October 18th, 1837 10.  The Successful Merchant and the Lessons of his Life and Death. A Discourse upon the Occasion of the Death of James Adger, who Died at St. Nicholas Hotel, New York, September, 1858 11. Pattern of Mercy and Holiness, Exhibited in the Conversion and Subsequent Character of Col. William Yeadon, Ruling Elder, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S.C., A Discourse 12. God in the Storm: A Narrative by the Rev. L. P. W. Balch, an Address by Rev. Lyman Beecher, D. D., and a Sermon by the Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D. Prepared on Board the Great Western, after the Storm Encountered on Her Recent Voyage 13. Denominational Education: Its Necessity and its Practicability: Especially as it Regards Colleges. An Address Delivered Before the Thalian and Phi-Delta Societies of Oglethorpe University 14. An Address, Delivered Before a Meeting of the Friends of Sunday-Schools, in the Wentworth Street Baptist Church, Charleston, S. C., on Monday, April 29, 1844 15. The Fundamental Doctrines of Christianity, the True and Only Required Basis of Charity and United Christian Effort. A Discourse, Delivered at Philadelphia, on the Twenty-Second Anniversary of the American Sunday-School Union, May 17, 1846 16. Our Fathers, A Discourse Preached on the Occasion of the Jubilee Celebration of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S. C., on Sabbath Morning, July 31, 1861 17. The Review and Lessons of Fifty Years. A Discourse Preached on the Occasion of the Jubilee Celebration of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S. C., March 31, 1861

1. Manual for the Members of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S. C.
2. Pastoral Memento. Love Waxing Cold; and Pastoral Fidelity Consistent with Pastoral Affection, Two Discourses
3. The Exodus of the Church of Scotland and the Claims of the Free Church of Scotland to the Sympathy and Assistance of American Christians
4. The Voice of God in Calamity: Or, Reflections on the Loss of the Steam-Boat Home, October 9, 1837, A Sermon: Delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, on Sabbath Morning, October 22, 1837
5. Two Discourses on the Occasion of the Great Fire in Charleston, on Friday Night, April 27th, 1838. Delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, on Sabbath, May 6, 1838
6. The Theatre, a School of Religion, Manners and Morals! Two Discourses Delivered on the Opening of the New Theatre in Charleston
7. The Relations of Christianity to War: And The Portraiture of a Christian Soldier, A Discourse Delivered on Occasion of the First Commencement of the Citadel Academy
8. The Principle of Secrecy and Secret Societies. Two Discourses
9. Oration, Delivered on the Forty-Eighth Anniversary of the Orphan House, in Charleston, S. C., October 18th, 1837
10.  The Successful Merchant and the Lessons of his Life and Death. A Discourse upon the Occasion of the Death of James Adger, who Died at St. Nicholas Hotel, New York, September, 1858
11. Pattern of Mercy and Holiness, Exhibited in the Conversion and Subsequent Character of Col. William Yeadon, Ruling Elder, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S.C., A Discourse
12. God in the Storm: A Narrative by the Rev. L. P. W. Balch, an Address by Rev. Lyman Beecher, D. D., and a Sermon by the Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D. Prepared on Board the Great Western, after the Storm Encountered on Her Recent Voyage
13. Denominational Education: Its Necessity and its Practicability: Especially as it Regards Colleges. An Address Delivered Before the Thalian and Phi-Delta Societies of Oglethorpe University
14. An Address, Delivered Before a Meeting of the Friends of Sunday-Schools, in the Wentworth Street Baptist Church, Charleston, S. C., on Monday, April 29, 1844
15. The Fundamental Doctrines of Christianity, the True and Only Required Basis of Charity and United Christian Effort. A Discourse, Delivered at Philadelphia, on the Twenty-Second Anniversary of the American Sunday-School Union, May 17, 1846
16. Our Fathers, A Discourse Preached on the Occasion of the Jubilee Celebration of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S. C., on Sabbath Morning, July 31, 1861
17. The Review and Lessons of Fifty Years. A Discourse Preached on the Occasion of the Jubilee Celebration of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S. C., March 31, 1861

1. The Primitive Revelation of a Divine and Incarnate Savior Traced in the History and Rites of Bacchus 2. National Righteousness 3. Union to Christ and to His Church; or, The Duty and Privilege of All to Believe in Christ, and to Become Communing Members of the Church of Christ 4. The Divine Appointment and Obligation of Capital Punishment with its Bearing on the Recent Execution of Colored Persons, and their Religious Instruction 5. Mary not a Perpetual Virgin, nor the Mother of God: But Only a Sinner Saved by Grace, Through the Worship and Mediation of Jesus Christ, Her God and our God. Together with a View of the True Position, Duty and Liberty of Woman under the Gospel Dispensation. 6.  An Address on Giving the Right Hand of Fellowship, Delivered at the Installation of Rev. Thomas Osborne Rice as Pastor of the Independent Congregational (Circular) Church, Charleston, S. C., April 1, 1860 7. Services on the Occasion of the Ordination of the Rev. F. P. Mullally, and the Installation of Rev. J. H. Thornwell, D.D., and Rev. F. P. Mullally, as Co-Pastors of the First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S. C., Sermon by Rev. John L. Girardeau, Charges, by Rev. Thomas Smyth, D.D., May 4th, 1860 8. Preach the Word 9. Preaching Through the Press the Duty of All, A Discourse 10. Gospel Preaching Must Be Doctrinal Preaching, A Discourse 11. Fear as a Christian Motive, Two Discourses 12. Consciousness and Fright of Sin, A Discourse 13. Every Man Under Obligation to Believe and Confess Christ by Union to His Church and an Open Confession of His Ordinances and [2nd item] The Duty and Privilege of Belief and Confession Urged Upon Doubting Sinners 14. The Young Man Miserable and the Young Man Happy, Four Discourses 15. Bible Temperance, Five Articles 16. A Defense of the Ecclesiastical Boards of the Presbyterian Church 17. The World-Reaching Sound and World-Preaching Sound, A Sermon 18. Our Election Made Sure 19. The Peculiar Song and Service of the Redeemed, A Sermon 20. The Question of Psalmody, A Series of Articles 21. The Scriptural and Divine Right for Using Mechanical as Well as Vocal Instruments in the Worship of God, A Discourse 22. The Sunday School Teacher in His Work, Spirit and Motives, A Series of Five Articles 23. Assurance—Witness of the Spirit and The Call to the Ministry 24. Claims of the Christian Ministry to an Adequate and Liberal Support; also a Plea for the Preaching of the Gospel to the Poor, but Not by the Poor, “For the poor the gospel is preached.” Luke 7:22 25. The Art Unions and the Use of the Lot, An Article 26.  Education 27. The Waldenses—Were They Pedobaptists? 28. The Culdee Monasteries 29. Trees 30. On the Importance of a Knowledge of Natural History to a Full Understanding of the Sacred Scriptures, A Lecture Delivered Before the South Carolina Lyceum, Friday Evening, May 19, 1848 31. Lecture on the Practical Utility of Astronomical Science

1. The Primitive Revelation of a Divine and Incarnate Savior Traced in the History and Rites of Bacchus
2. National Righteousness
3. Union to Christ and to His Church; or, The Duty and Privilege of All to Believe in Christ, and to Become Communing Members of the Church of Christ
4. The Divine Appointment and Obligation of Capital Punishment with its Bearing on the Recent Execution of Colored Persons, and their Religious Instruction
5. Mary not a Perpetual Virgin, nor the Mother of God: But Only a Sinner Saved by Grace, Through the Worship and Mediation of Jesus Christ, Her God and our God. Together with a View of the True Position, Duty and Liberty of Woman under the Gospel Dispensation.
6.  An Address on Giving the Right Hand of Fellowship, Delivered at the Installation of Rev. Thomas Osborne Rice as Pastor of the Independent Congregational (Circular) Church, Charleston, S. C., April 1, 1860
7. Services on the Occasion of the Ordination of the Rev. F. P. Mullally, and the Installation of Rev. J. H. Thornwell, D.D., and Rev. F. P. Mullally, as Co-Pastors of the First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S. C., Sermon by Rev. John L. Girardeau, Charges, by Rev. Thomas Smyth, D.D., May 4th, 1860
8. Preach the Word
9. Preaching Through the Press the Duty of All, A Discourse
10. Gospel Preaching Must Be Doctrinal Preaching, A Discourse
11. Fear as a Christian Motive, Two Discourses
12. Consciousness and Fright of Sin, A Discourse
13. Every Man Under Obligation to Believe and Confess Christ by Union to His Church and an Open Confession of His Ordinances and [2nd item] The Duty and Privilege of Belief and Confession Urged Upon Doubting Sinners
14. The Young Man Miserable and the Young Man Happy, Four Discourses
15. Bible Temperance, Five Articles
16. A Defense of the Ecclesiastical Boards of the Presbyterian Church
17. The World-Reaching Sound and World-Preaching Sound, A Sermon
18. Our Election Made Sure
19. The Peculiar Song and Service of the Redeemed, A Sermon
20. The Question of Psalmody, A Series of Articles
21. The Scriptural and Divine Right for Using Mechanical as Well as Vocal Instruments in the Worship of God, A Discourse
22. The Sunday School Teacher in His Work, Spirit and Motives, A Series of Five Articles
23. Assurance—Witness of the Spirit and The Call to the Ministry
24. Claims of the Christian Ministry to an Adequate and Liberal Support; also a Plea for the Preaching of the Gospel to the Poor, but Not by the Poor, “For the poor the gospel is preached.” Luke 7:22
25. The Art Unions and the Use of the Lot, An Article
26.  Education
27. The Waldenses—Were They Pedobaptists?
28. The Culdee Monasteries
29. Trees
30. On the Importance of a Knowledge of Natural History to a Full Understanding of the Sacred Scriptures, A Lecture Delivered Before the South Carolina Lyceum, Friday Evening, May 19, 1848
31. Lecture on the Practical Utility of Astronomical Science