Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 527

An acquaintance with what is true and useful, and with the mode of introducing it to the minds of others, is of vastly more importance to a preacher, teacher, or lecturer, than a knowledge of all the rrors, prejudices, superstitions, and abominati…

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 524

I have often been asked what kind of preaching do the Hawaiian people require and what method of presenting the truth do the missionaries find the best adopted to their minds? They need to have the same doctrines and duties presented, and much the…

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 312

False teachers have no right to seduce the nations or to supplant the religion of the Bible anywhere.?????????Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 312

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Year, pg. 280

The Bible is the inpired charter of the marriage institution which God has established, that through well regulated families he might seek a godly seed.??????Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Year, pg. 280

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 281

If the safety and perpetuity of all that is valuable in a country depend on the intelligence and virtue of the inhabitants, is it not clearly the right and duty of the state or the government to take measures adapted to promote such intelligence a…

Reflecting On the 1820s

[I]n the frame of society in the United States [during the 1820s, will be] found something clearly distinguishing a Christian from a heathen or Atheistic state, something worthy to be imitated by less enlightened communities and less favored natio…

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 279

The rulers of a state ought doubtless to understand God’s will, and to encourage the inculcation of just principles, and to restrain blasphemy against God and trespass against men.?????????Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 279

Henry Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 278-279

[T]he state, though in fact a religious institution, incapable of securing its proper ends without recognizing religious obligation, is not a church. Christ’s church, of which he claims to be the Head, is not of this world, but has its own existen…

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pgs. 255-256

Kapiolani [a vice-queen of Hawaii]… calmly addressed the company thus: ???Jehovah is my God… I trust in Jehovah, and he shall save me from the wrath of Pele when I break through her tabus, then you must fear and serve the Lord Jehovah. All the g…

Hiram Bingham, A Residence of Twenty-One Years, pg. 279

The ministers of Christ are of course bound to instruct their flocks, not only in the doctrines of theology, and the poffers and promises of the Gospel, but in all the duties of a holy life, that they may know how they ought to walk and please God…

“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.”
—Revelation 11:15