The Missionary in Many Lands: A Series of Interesting Sketches of Missionary Life

Phillips & Hunt, 1860 - 393 páginas

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Página 247 - But will God indeed dwell on the earth ? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee ; how much less this house that I have builded...
Página 241 - renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanities of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh...
Página 241 - They did promise and vow three things in my name. First, that I should renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanities of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh.
Página 289 - If I ever felt the value and efficacy of prayer, I did at this time. I could not rise from my couch; I could make no efforts to secure my husband; I could only plead with that great and powerful Being who has said, ' Call upon me in the day of trouble, and / will hear, and thou shalt glorify me...
Página 117 - William Carey, born August 17, 1761, died . " A wretched, poor, and helpless worm, On thy kind arms I fall.
Página 49 - In speaking on the latter subject, the Spirit of God enabled him to enlarge, with more than usual energy, on the sufferings and death of our Saviour, and...
Página 227 - What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
Página 67 - If I had all the world I would freely give it all to have you and my dear children with me; but the sense of duty is so strong as to overpower all other considerations ; I could not turn back without guilt on my soul.
Página 329 - ... first, and then burned. But they were burned alive. " When the officer was gone, they took those eighteen away to put them to death. The fourteen they tied by the hands and the feet to long poles, and carried on men's shoulders. And these brethren prayed, and spoke to the people, as they were being carried along. And some who beheld them, said that their faces were like the faces of angels.
Página 199 - Silvanus, a Tongan Class-Leader, said, he was convinced of sin while hearing the late Mr. Cross. ' My mind is like Paul's ; I leave the things that are behind, and reach forth to those which are before : I press towards the mark for the prize of my high calling, which is of God in Christ Jesus. I do not wish to live for earthly riches, but for God only.

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