Sketches of the Danish Mission on the Coast of Coromandel

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C.J.G. & F. Rivington, 1831 - Missions - 152 pages
 

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Page 126 - Far from my thoughts, vain world, begone, Let my religious hours alone ; Fain would mine eyes my Saviour see, I wait a visit, Lord, from thee,
Page 133 - and in the Tinnevelly province, were established by him. Beloved and honoured by Europeans, he was, if possible, held in still deeper reverence by the natives of this country, of every degree and of every sect; and their unbounded confidence in his integrity and truth was, on many occasions, rendered highly beneficial
Page 133 - and here, on the 13th of February, 1798, surrounded by his infant flock, and in the presence of several of his disconsolate brethren, entreating them to continue to make religion the first object of their care, and imploring, with his last breath, the Divine blessing on their labours, he closed his truly Christian career, in the
Page 54 - some time since came to hand, we received much pleasure; since by them we are informed, not only of your zealous exertions in the prosecution of the work committed to you, but also of the happy success which hath hitherto attended it, and which hath been graciously given
Page 43 - George, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. to the Reverend and learned Bartholomew Ziegenbalg, and John Ernest Grundler, missionaries at Tranquebar, in the East Indies. " Reverend and Beloved,—Your letters, dated
Page 133 - every sect; and their unbounded confidence in his integrity and truth was, on many occasions, rendered highly beneficial to the public service. The poor and the injured looked up to him as an unfailing friend and advocate. The great and
Page 128 - Do what is pleasing in thy sight. I deliver my spirit into thy hands, cleanse and adorn it with the righteousness of my Redeemer, and receive me into the arms of thy love and mercy.'
Page 132 - SCHWARTZ, Whose life was one continued effort to imitate the example of his Blessed Master. Employed as a Protestant missionary from the government of Denmark, And in the same character by the Society in England for
Page 48 - so remote, and to account you, my brethren, highly honoured, whose ministry it hath pleased Him to employ in this pious work, to the glory of his name, and to the salvation of many
Page 25 - But be of good cheer, and say, though we have lost our caste and inheritance amongst men, we shall receive in heaven a new name and a better inheritance, through Jesus Christ our Lord.'— He then adds,

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