The Christian Hero of the Nineteenth Century: With an Introductory Essay, by S. F. Smith (Google eBook)

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E. Robbins & J. Ford, 1852 - 103 pages
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Page xxi - With holy zeal your hearts inspire ; Bid raging winds their fury cease, And calm the savage breast to peace.
Page 25 - ... going down into the water, and coming up out of the water, which they would not have been so foolish as to do for the purpose of sprinkling.
Page 8 - ... they trust, a prayerful consideration of the subject, in its various attitudes, particularly in relation to the probable success, and the difficulties, attending such an attempt ; and that, after, examining all the information which they can obtain, they consider themselves as devoted to this work for life, whenever God, in his providence, shall open the way.
Page 6 - Why live I here ? The vows Of God are on me, and I may not stop To play with shadows, or pluck earthly flowers. Till I my work have done, and rendered up Account. The voice of my departed Lord, "Go, teach all nations," from the Eastern world Comes on the night air and awakes my ear.
Page 83 - Then the seventh angel sounded: And there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever!
Page 88 - If they ask again, What prospect of ultimate success is there ? tell them, As much as that there is an almighty and faithful God, who will perform his promises, and no more.
Page 8 - The undersigned, members of the Divinity College, respectfully request the attention of their reverend Fathers, convened in the General Association at Bradford, to the following statement and inquiries. " They beg leave to state, that their minds have been long impressed with the duty and importance of personally attempting a mission to the heathen ; that the impressions on their minds have induced a serious, and, they...
Page xiii - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 58 - Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more ; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep...
Page 13 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!

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