A Compendious History of the Principal Protestant Missions to the Heathen, Volume 1

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Samuel T. Armstrong, 1813 - Blacks
 

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Page 10 - Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page 12 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, And as a root out of a dry ground. He hath no form nor comeliness; And when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Page 100 - Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the Lord's house should be built.
Page 12 - He shall not cry, nor lift up, Nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench : He shall bring forth judgment unto truth. He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth : And the isles shall wait for his law.
Page 156 - Our venerable father then inquired whether he sometimes perused the Bible ; and concluded with very affecting exhortations, to be mindful of the concerns of his immortal soul. The resident, Mr. Macleod, who had been on a visit to Trichinapally for some weeks, hearing on his arrival the ill state of Mr.
Page 272 - ... to imply. The order was, therefore, very much modified ; and although preaching in the Loll bazaar in Calcutta was for a time discontinued, the missionaries were assured that the Government was " well satisfied with their character and deportment, and that no complaint had ever been lodged against them.
Page 16 - And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

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