The History of the Christian Missions of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries: Containing Accounts of the Propagation of Christianity by the Various Missionary Societies of England, Ireland, Scotland, and America; Also Those of an Early Date by the Swiss, Swedes, Etc, Volume 2
T. Baker, 1864
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Page 359 - Why should ye be stricken any more ? ye will revolt more and more : the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it ; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores : they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
Page 193 - Tis pleasure to our ears ; A sovereign balm for every wound, A cordial for our fears. 2 Buried in sorrow and in sin, At hell's dark door we lay ; But we arise, by grace divine, To see a heavenly day. 3 Salvation ! let the echo fly The spacious earth around ; While all the armies of the sky Conspire to raise the sound.
Page 464 - The civil magistrate may not assume to himself the administration of the word and sacraments, or the power of the keys of the kingdom of heaven ; yet he hath authority, and it is his duty, to take order, that unity and peace be preserved in the church, that the truth of God be kept pure and entire, that all blasphemies and heresies be suppressed, all corruptions and abuses in worship and discipline prevented or reformed, and all the ordinances of God duly settled, administered, and observed.
Page 218 - Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people: And thou hast made me the head of the heathen : A people whom I have not known shall serve me. 44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me : The strangers shall submit themselves unto me.
Page 108 - And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
Page 144 - ... who am a wicked man, guilty of accumulated crimes — of regardlessness and ignorance of the true God, and of an obstinate perseverance in wickedness ! May Jehovah also pardon my foolishness, unbelief, and rejection of the truth ! May Jehovah give me his good Spirit to sanctify my heart, that I may love what is good, and that I may be enabled to put away all my evil customs, and become one of his people, and be saved through Jesus Christ...
Page 482 - For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that; The pith o' sense and pride o' worth Are higher ranks than a' that. Then let us pray that come it may — As come it will for a' that — That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree, and a' that. For a
Page 37 - Let us forever shut out the idea, of laying up a cowry for ourselves or our children. If we give up the resolution which was formed on the subject of private trade, when we first united at Serampore, the mission is from that hour a lost cause. A worldly spirit, quarrels, and every evil work, will succeed, the moment it is admitted that each brother may do something on his own account.