Foreign Missions Reviewed: With Suggestions for the Formation of a Friends' Missionary Society

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A.W. Bennett, 1865 - 24 páginas
 

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Página 10 - He burneth part thereof in the fire, with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast and is satisfied; yea, he warmeth himself and saith, "Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire.
Página 1 - Eighth month (October), 1681," the Proprietor sent by his cousin and deputy, William Markham, a letterf to the Iii" You must instruct and teach your Indians and negroes and all others how that Christ by the grace of God tasted death for every man...
Página 9 - When converts are made from heathenism by modern missionaries, it becomes an interesting question whether their faith possesses the elements of permanence, or is only an exotic too tender for self-propagation when the fostering care of the foreign cultivators is withdrawn. If neither habits of self-reliance are cultivated...
Página 15 - Some come two or three months' journey, from the borders of Siam and China — " Sir, we hear that there is an eternal hell. We are afraid of it. Do give us a writing that will tell us how to escape it.
Página 1 - Gospel the Gospel. of salvation was to be preached to every creature under heaven. Christ commands it to his disciples, " Go and teach all nations, baptizing them- into the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
Página 6 - Young man, sit down! When God pleases to convert the heathen he will do it without your aid or mine.
Página 7 - Men must be polished and refined in their manners before they can be properly enlightened in religious truths. Philosophy and learning must, in the nature of things, take the precedence.
Página 1 - Indians, which grace brings salvation : that hath appeard unto all men, to teach and instruct them to live godly, righteously and soberly : which grace of God is sufficient to teach and establish all true Christians, that they may appear before the Throne of grace. " And also, you must teach and instruct Blacks and Indians, and others, how that God doth pour out of his spirit upon all flesh, in these days of the New Covenant and New Testament ; and that none of them must quench the motions of his...
Página 3 - The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few ; pray ye therefore the lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest
Página 15 - Sir, we have seen a writing that tells about an eternal God. Are you the man that gives away such writings ? If so, pray give us one, for we want to know the truth before we die.

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