Life of John Eliot, the Apostle of the Indians (Google eBook)

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W. Oliphant, 1828 - Indians of North America - 300 pages
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Page 268 - Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Page 78 - The Day-Breaking, if not the SunRising of the Gospel with the Indians in New England, 1647, iv.
Page 216 - When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel.
Page 39 - ... the power of God unto salvation, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
Page 141 - They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick ; but go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice : for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Page 143 - And the Lord smelled a sweet savour ; and the Lord said in his heart, " I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake ; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth ; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done. While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
Page 100 - And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish ; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie : That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
Page 190 - I must acknowledge I have, all my days, used to pass in an old canoe, [alluding to his frequent custom to pass in a canoe upon the river,] and now you exhort me to change and leave my old canoe, and embark in a new canoe, to which I have hitherto been unwilling; but now I yield up myself to your advice, and enter into a new canoe, and do engage to pray to God hereafter.
Page v - And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient...
Page 240 - Me much pray to Jesus Christ." I told him so did many English, French, and Dutch, who had never turned to God, nor loved him. He replied in broken English: "Me so big naughty heart; me heart all one stone!

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