We include samples of sermons, hymns, prayer books, and orders of service from different eras to show how the style and substance of Universalism changed over time.

Preaching the Gospel from "Counsel and Encouragement: Discourses on the Conduct of Life" by Hosea Ballou, 1866.

Three Lessons in Bible Universalism, published by the Universalist Publishing House, year unknown, estimated early 20th century.

Excerpt of Catalogue of American Universalist Hymn Writers and Hymns compiled for the Hymn Society of America by Henry Wilder Foote, 1959, pp 1-6.

Program Narration for Singing Shouting Celebrating the Second Century of Universalism by David Johnson and Eugene Navias, published by the Universalist Bicentennial Committee, 1992.

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