A Collection of Letters Relative to Foreign Missions: Containing Several of Melville Horne's "Letters on Missions," and ... Communications from Foreign Missionaries, Interspersed with Other Extracts

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Galen Ware, 1810 - 154 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 4 - Scripture and of conscience," he said, " fathers, brethren, ministers of Christ, in the presence of God I charge you, I charge myself, with betraying the grand interests of our Master by refusing to propagate His Gospel. I charge you with the habitual, open violation of Christ's command : ' Go, preach the Gospel to every creature.
الصفحة 81 - We are going to Calcutta. Many, many wicked things are there. O keep us all while we stay there! "O that I had but love! O that I had but faith ! O that I had forgiveness! O that I had but those things which thy people have ! Like them—O give me like them!
الصفحة 74 - ... for the experience of ages has taught us, that where preaching of the gospel makes one Christian, education makes ten. Hence, instead of preaching first to the parents, and then establishing schools for the education of the children, as the apostles did, (who knew that the sword of the spirit...
الصفحة 87 - The language of Bengal is spoken over a vast extent of country. The preacher on the coast of Africa, in America, in Greenland, who has learned the language of the heathen, finds himself confined to a few hundreds or thousands of miserable Pagans ; and when he goes beyond the narrow limits of his tribe, or horde, is a barbarian to the neighbouring nations ; but the missionary who has learned the language of Bengal will have more millions to address than the others can find hundreds or thousands.
الصفحة 86 - It was at this time that he drew his strength often from the experience of the first missionary, described by Isaiah in all his solitude: — "Look unto Abraham your father, for I called him alone and blessed him and increased him. For the Lord shall comfort Zion ; He will comfort all her waste places.
الصفحة 80 - O, give, give, O Lord ! Give me to know — hell, what? — heaven, what ? Without the blood of Christ I shall never be saved. Without the flesh of Christ I shall never live. Lord, what is the meaning of this ? I know not what it is. How can I get the blood of Christ ? O, teach me ! I will do anything thou sayest.
الصفحة 86 - Kashmeer, in which, as far as I can learn, there is not one soul that thinks of God aright. . . . My health was never better. The climate, though hot, is tolerable ; but, attended as I am with difficulties, I would not renounce my undertaking for all the world.
الصفحة 153 - Zion's favour'd hour ; Bid the bright morning star arise, And point the nations to the skies. Set up thy throne where Satan reigns, On Afric's shore, on India's plains, On wilds and continents unknown— And be the universe thine own ! Speak!
الصفحة 88 - ... Tartary, on the north, contain their millions. Beyond the ocean, Persia, to the west, calls for the consolations of the Gospel, to cheer them amidst the darkness of Mohammedan delusion : while the swarthy sons of Pegu and Siam, inhabiting large and fertile countries on the south, invite the messengers of peace to come and proclaim the glad tidings of life and immortality.
الصفحة 94 - I would not change my station for all the society in England, much as I prize it; nor indeed, for all the wealth in the world. May I but be useful in laying the foundation of the Church of Christ in India, I desire no greater reward, and can receive no higher honour.

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