Serampore Letters: Being the Unpublished Correspondence of William Carey and Others with John Williams, 1800-1816

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1892 - 150 páginas
 

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Página 68 - Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem : and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch.
Página 5 - Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes; For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
Página 19 - Give diligence to make your calling and election sure : . . . for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Página 4 - Young man, sit down! When God pleases to convert the heathen he will do it without your aid or mine.
Página 100 - And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
Página 30 - I hope the Society will go on and increase, and that the multitudes of heathen in the world may hear the glorious words of truth. Africa is but a little way from England ; Madagascar but a little way further ; South America, and all the numerous and large islands in the Indian and Chinese seas, I hope will not be passed over.
Página 30 - I feel so much barrennesss, and so little of that lively continual sense of divine things upon my mind that I almost despair of ever being of any Use ; but in General I feel a pleasure in the thought that Christ has promised to be with his Ministers to the end of the World, and that as our Day is, so shall our strength be. I have often felt much pleasure in recollecting the times of...
Página 6 - If all the people had lifted up their voices and wept, as the children of Israel did at Bochim, I should not have wondered at the effect. It would only have seemed proportionate to the cause, so clearly did "he prove the criminality of our supineness in the cause of God.
Página 6 - to convey the message of salvation to some portion of the heathen world." In other words, the Baptist Missionary Society was formed, the first of our great Societies that have done so much towards spreading Christianity in foreign lands. The committee of five ministers which was appointed consisted of Andrew Fuller of Kettering, John Ryland of Northampton, John Sutcliff of Olney, Reynold Hogg of Thrapstone, and William Carey. The first subscription amounted to ^£13, 2s. 6d., a surprisingly small...

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