The night of toil: or, A familiar account of the labors of the first missionaries in the South Sea islands (Google eBook)

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Hatchard and Co., 1869 - Missions - 456 pages
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Page 53 - What shall we eat, what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Page 208 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours: and their works do follow them.
Page 75 - If any man sin,' saith St. John, ' we have an advocate with the Father, even Jesus Christ the righteous, and he is the propitiation for our sins.
Page 77 - WHY do we mourn departing friends, Or shake at death's alarms? 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to his arms.
Page 455 - ... with closed eyes repeated a long prayer in his native tongue. He prayed as a Christian should do, with fitting reverence, and without the fear of ridicule or any ostentation of piety. At our meals neither of the men would taste food, without saying beforehand a short grace. Those travellers, who think that a Tahitian prays only when the eyes of the missionary are fixed on him, should have slept with us that night on the mountain-side.
Page 176 - Even unto this present hour we both hunger and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling-place ; and labour, working with our own hands...
Page 421 - The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Page 392 - We present you with this Book, the most valuable thing that this world affords. Here is wisdom ; this is the Royal Law ; these are the lively Oracles of God.
Page 10 - O'EE the gloomy hills of darkness, Look, my soul, be still, and gaze; All the promises do travail With a glorious day of grace; Blessed jubilee! Let thy glorious morning dawn.
Page 182 - Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait.

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