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

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J. Hogg, 1861 - 299 páginas
 

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Página 194 - This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
Página 211 - renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanities of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh...
Página 210 - 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 102 - William Carey, born August 17, 1761, died . " A wretched, poor, and helpless worm, On thy kind arms I fall.
Página 38 - 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 55 - 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 287 - Lord, receive our spirits ; for Thy love to us has caused this to come to us. And lay not this sin to their charge.' " Thus they prayed, as long as they had any life. Then they died ; but softly — gently. Indeed, gently was the going forth of their life. And astonished were all the people around that beheld the burning of them there.
Página 69 - I know not what to say about the mission. I feel as a farmer does about his crop : sometimes I think the seed is springing, and thus I hope ; a little time blasts all, and my hopes are gone like a cloud. They were only weeds which appeared ; or if a little corn sprung up, it quickly died, being either choked with weeds, or parched up by the sun of persecution. Yet I still hope in God, and will go forth in his strength, and make mention of his righteousness, even of his only. ' I preach every day...
Página 136 - Rarely will he fail to read your countenance ; and the case must be urgent indeed, which obliges him to ask a favour when he sees a frown. The more important he feels his business, the more earnestly he protests that he has none at all ; and the subject uppermost in his thoughts...
Página 173 - 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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