The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account of the Various Stations of the Church, London, Moravian, Wesleyan, Baptist, and American, Missionary Societies Etc., with Their Progress in Evangelization and Civilization
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Page 410 - In regard to the objects of your petition, his majesty gives no order. In regard to your sacred books, his majesty has no use for them : take them away.
Page 426 - Then answered I them, and said unto them, "The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build : but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
Page 257 - And thus we dismissed him. After some time, Brother Rauch came into my hut, and sat down by me : he spoke to me nearly as follows: — ' I come to you in the name of the Lord of heaven and earth : he sends to let you know that he will make you happy, and deliver you from the misery in which you lie at present. To this end, he became a man, gave his life a ransom for man, and shed his blood for him, &c.
Page 409 - I believe that the Divine Son, Jesus Christ, suffered death in the place of men, to atone for their sins. Like a heavy laden man, I feel my sins are very many. The punishment of my sins I deserve to suffer. Since it is so do you, sirs, consider that I, taking refuge in the merits of the Lord Jesus Christ, and receiving baptism in order to become his disciple, shall dwell one with yourselves, a band of brothers, in the happiness of heaven; and therefore grant me the ordinance of baptism.