The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account of the Various Stations of the American and Foreign Protestant Missionary Societies of All Denominations, with Their Progress in Evangelization and Civilization

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W. Hyde, 1832 - 419 Seiten
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Seite 389 - ... delivered from the power of darkness, and translated into the kingdom of God's dear Son ; as having redemption through Christ's blood, and the forgiveness of sins.
Seite 364 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
Seite 200 - HOW doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people ! How is she become as a widow ! she that was great among the nations, And princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!
Seite 364 - I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
Seite 168 - 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.
Seite 41 - I beheld another distressing scene this morning at the Place of Skulls ; — a poor woman lying dead, or nearly dead, and her two children by her, looking at the dogs and vultures which were near. The people passed by without noticing the children. I asked them where was their home. They said, ' they had no home but where their mother was.
Seite 223 - ... they can consume, and often more than they can sell. The land on the rivers is of the very best quality, being a rich, light alluvion, equal, in every respect, to the best lands on the southern rivers of the United States.
Seite 287 - Suffice it to say, that we ascertained beyond a doubt, that the policy of the Burman government, in regard to the toleration of any foreign religion, is precisely the same with the Chinese ; that it is quite out of the question, whether any of the subjects of the emperor, who embrace a religion different from his own, will be exempt from punishment; and that we, in presenting a petition to that effect, had been guilty of a most egregious blunder, an unpardonable offence.
Seite 41 - The multitude passed round him, leaving the space clear, and he was crushed to death by the wheels of the tower. A shout of joy was raised to the god. He is said to smile when the libation of the blood is made. The people threw cowries, or small money, on the body of the victim, in approbation of the deed.
Seite 124 - Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.

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