The Story of Carey, Marshman & Ward: The Serampore Missionaries

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Alexander Strahan, 1864 - 423 páginas
 

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Página 7 - 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 222 - ... each other; and above all, a treatment of the female sex full of . confidence, respect and delicacy, are among the signs which denote a...
Página 4 - Young man, sit down! When God pleases to convert the heathen he will do it without your aid or mine.
Página 155 - The missionaries complain of intolerance. A weasel might as well complain of intolerance when he is throttled for sucking eggs. Toleration for their own opinions — toleration for their domestic worship, for their private groans and convulsions — they possess in the fullest extent ; but who ever heard of toleration for intolerance? Who ever before heard men cry out that they were persecuted because they might not insult the religion, shock the feelings, irritate the passions of their...
Página 373 - LORD our God ! arise ; The cause of truth maintain ; And wide o'er all the peopled world Extend her blessed reign. 2 Thou Prince of life ! arise, Nor let thy glory cease ; Far spread the conquests of thy grace, And bless the earth with peace. 3 Thou Holy Ghost ! arise, Extend thy healing wing, And, o'er a dark and ruined world, Let light and order spring.
Página 89 - I am much pleased with Mr. Carey's truly original and excellent speech ; I would not wish to have a word altered. I esteem such a testimony from such a man a greater honour than the applauses of courts and parliaments.
Página 321 - Covenants which seems to me to be founded on the expressions and practice of Christ himself. If I were writing thus to worldly men I know I should expose myself to the imputation of excessive vanity or impertinent intrusion. But of you and Dr. Carey I am far from judging as of worldly men, and I therefore say that, if we are spared to have any future intercourse, it is my desire, if you permit, to discuss with both of you, in the spirit of meekness and conciliation, the points which now divide us,...
Página 361 - Respecting the great change before him," writes Mr. Mack, " a single shade of anxiety has not crossed his mind since the beginning of his decay, as far as I am aware. His Christian experience partakes of that guileless integrity which has been the grand characteristic of his whole life We wonder that he still lives, and should not be surprised if he were taken off in an hour ; nor is such an occurrence to be regretted. It would only be weakness in us to wish to detain him. He is ripe for glory, and...
Página 241 - And then, very dear brethren, when it shall be said of the seat of our labours, the infamous swinging-post is no longer erected ; the widow burns no more on the funeral pile; the obscene dances and songs are seen and heard no more; the gods are thrown to the moles and to the bats, and Jesus is known as the God of the whole land ; the poor Hindoo goes no more to the Ganges to be washed from his filthiness, but to the fountain opened for sin and...
Página 241 - Lord, and he shall teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his statutes;' the anxious Hindoos no more consume their property, their strength, and their lives, in vain pilgrimages, but they come at once to Him who can save to 'the uttermost...

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