Colonial Ecclesiastical Establishment: Being a Brief View of the State of the Colonies of Great Britain and of Her Asiatic Empire in Respect to Religious Instruction : Prefaced by Some Considerations on the National Duty of Affording it : to which is Added, a Sketch of an Ecclesiastical Establishment for British India : Humbly Submitted to the Consideration of the Imperial Parliament
Cadell and Davies, 1813 - 199 страници
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Страница 86 - For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant. 23 Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the servants of men. 24 Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called, therein abide with God.
Страница 5 - Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils, speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their conscience seared with a hot iron, forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them who believe and know the truth.
Страница 105 - The kingdom of heaven is like unto a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: 32 which indeed is less than all seeds; but when it is grown, it is greater than the herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the heaven come and lodge in the branches thereof.
Страница 22 - Knowledge," and the Society of the "United Brethren." The former sends out an investment to their Missionaries in India, regularly every year ; and has so done for a century past. These supplies consist not only of books, stationary, and materials for printing ; but they include articles of household economy, and for female use, which are forwarded, under...
Страница 136 - And shed innocent blood, Even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, Whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: And the land was polluted with blood.
Страница 207 - That it is the peculiar and bounden duty of the Legislature ' to promote, by all just and prudent means, the interests and ' happiness of the inhabitants of the British dominions in India, ' and that, for these ends, such measures ought to be adopted as ' may gradually lead to their advancement in useful knowledge, ' and to their religious and moral improvement.
Страница 206 - Leeoh (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of...
Страница 149 - No man can come to Me, except the Father, who hath sent Me, draw Him : and I will raise him up in the last day.
Страница 103 - Druidical worship, succeeded the abominations of the Roman idolatry. In Scotland stood the temple of Mars ; in Cornwall, the temple of Mercury; in Bangor, the temple of Minerva ; at Maiden, the temple of Victoria ; in Bath, the temple of Apollo ; at Leicester, the temple of Janus ; at York, where St. Peter's now stands, the temple of Bellona ; in London, on the site of St. Paul's Cathedral, the temple of Diana ; and at Westminster, where the Abbey rears its venerable pile, a temple of Apollo.