Hemmenway, Moses, Dd
Hemmenway, Moses, D.D., a Congregational minister, was born in 1735 at Framingham, Mass. He graduated at Harvard College in 1755, and was ordained pastor in Wells, Mass., Aug. 8, 1759, where he labored until his death, April 5,1811. He published Seven Sermons on the Obligation and Encouragement of the Unregenerate to labor for the meat which endureth to everlasting Life (1767): — Vindication of the Power, Obligation, etc., of the Unregenerate to attend the means of Grace, against the Exceptions of Samuel Hopkins in his Reply to Mills (1772): — Remarks on Rev. Mr. Hopkins's Answer to a Tract entitled "A Vindication," etc. (1774): A Discourse on the divine Institution of Pure Baptism as a standing Ordinance of the Gospel (1781): — A Discourse on the Nature and Subjects of Christian Baptism (1781): — Discourse concerning the Church, in Schich the several Acceptations of the Word are explained, etc. (1792): — Remarks on the Rev. Dr. Emmons's Dissertation, on the scriptural Qualifications for Admission and Access to the Christian Sacraments, and on his Strictures on a Discourse concerning the Church (1794), and several occasional sermons. — Sprague, Annals, 1, 541.