The Church Missionary Record, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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Seeleys, Hatchard, Nisbet, Simpkin, Marshall, 1846 - Missions
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Page 254 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Page 88 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 99 - Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort : who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Page 206 - Him who taught that those who stood idle in the market-place because no man had hired them, and were sent to work at the eleventh hour, should receive the same as those who had borne the burden and heat of the day.
Page 271 - Asia, and deeply interested himself in missionary enterprise and philanthropic work, serving on the committees of the Church Missionary Society and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
Page 275 - I know that my Redeemer liveth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
Page 60 - Chiefs, having been informed of our mournful bereavement, sent their messengers to express their sympathy with us: although no worshippers of the great God who made all things, yet they invariably ascribed this afflictive visitation to the providence of God, who knew and ordered all the events of life in His secret wisdom. Truly, although they know Him as God, ' they glorify Him not as God ;' but become vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart is darkened.
Page 50 - Some, not being able to walk, were carried, while others supported themselves by sticks, looking, from the starvation they had endured on board, more like human skeletons than living beings. I have since been informed, that within a short time about a hundred of them died. What had these poor creatures committed, that they should be thus treated ? It was the love of money...
Page 111 - That the Report, of which an Abstract has now been read, be received, and printed under the direction of the Committee ; that the thanks of this Meeting be given to His Grace the Vice-Patron ; to the Right Hon.
Page 60 - ... on the llth of April, after a painful illness of three months. Her end was peace. The Rev. S. Crowther writes : " This is the first Christian funeral that has ever been publicly performed in this country. Many of the Natives, out of curiosity, accompanied us to the Church and to the burial ground, to witness the burial of a Christian. Though our dear sister is dead, yet she speaks to the Natives around, and shows the difference between the death of a saint and that of a heathen. The scene of...

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