Pioneers and Founders: Or, Recent Workers in the Mission Field

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Macmillan, 1874 - Missions - 316 pages

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Missions -- Oceania.

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Page 10 - ... win and incite the natives of [the] country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Page 90 - O GoD, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home.
Page 281 - In GOD is my health and my glory, the rock of my might ; and in GOD is my trust. 8 O put your trust in him alway, ye people ; pour out your hearts before him ; for GOD is our hope.
Page 182 - Where now thy might which all those kings subdued? No martial myriads muster in thy gate; No suppliant nations in thy Temple wait; No...
Page 74 - Since I have known God in a saving manner," he remarks, " painting, poetry, and music, have had charms unknown to me before. I have received what I suppose is a taste for them ; for religion has refined my mind, and made it susceptible of impressions from the sublime and beautiful.
Page 77 - The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the people that forget God.
Page 32 - There is a Cloud (said he) a dark Cloud upon the Work of the Gospel among the poor Indians. The Lord revive and prosper that Work, and grant it may live when I am Dead. It is a Work, which I have been doing much and long about. But what was the Word I spoke last? I recal that Word, My Doings Alas, they have been poor and small, and lean Doings, and I'll be the Man that shall throw the first Stone at them all.
Page 163 - My heart is sad for thee, Love, For lone thy way will be ; And oft thy tears will fall, Love, For thy children and for me. The music of thy daughter's voice Thoult miss for many a year ; And the merry shout of thine elder boys, Thou'lt list in vain to hear. When we knelt to...
Page 133 - you are not a disciple of Christ. A true disciple inquires not whether a fact is agreeable to his own reason, but whether it is in the book. His pride has yielded to the divine testimony. Teacher, your pride is still unbroken. Break down your pride, and yield to the word of God.
Page 252 - And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him, Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more.

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