Facts and Folks in Our Fields Abroad

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United Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, 1921 - Missions - 283 pages
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Page 184 - The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth laborers into his harvest.
Page 228 - God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are...
Page 164 - And Him evermore I behold Walking in Galilee, Through the cornfield's waving gold, In hamlet, in wood, and in wold, By the shores of the Beautiful Sea. He toucheth the sightless eyes ; Before him the demons flee ; To the dead He sayeth : Arise ! To the living : Follow me...
Page 265 - ... within, which must be filled, or I could not be happy. My earnest desire then was, as it had been ever since I professed religion six years before, that all love of the world might be destroyed — all selfishness extirpated — pride banished — unbelief removed — ail idols dethroned — every thing hostile to holiness, and opposed to the divine will, crucified ; that holiness to the Lord might be engraved on my heart, and evermore characterize my conversation.
Page 69 - Stir me, oh ! stir me, Lord ! I care not how. But stir my heart in passion for the world; Stir me to give, to go, but most to pray; Stir till the blood-red banner be unfurled O'er lands that still in heathen darkness lie, O'er deserts where no cross is lifted high. Stir me, oh ! stir me, Lord ! till all my heart Is filled with strong compassion for these souls ; Till thy compelling "must...
Page 223 - He put a new song in my mouth, our God to magnify: Many shall see it, and shall fear, and on the Lord rely.
Page 126 - ... file, Bearing their burdens o'er the desert sand: Swiftly the boats go plying on the Nile. The needs of men are met on every hand, But still I wait For the messenger of God who cometh late.
Page 260 - What are churches for, but to make missionaries? What is education for, but to train them ? What is commerce for, but to carry them? What is money for, but to send them? What is life itself for, but to fulfil the purpose of foreign missions, the...
Page 247 - While vast continents are shrouded in almost utter darkness, and hundreds of millions suffer the horrors of heathenism or of Islam, the burden of proof lies upon you to show that the circumstances in which God has placed you were meant by Him to keep you out of the foreign mission field.
Page 251 - Now steam and electricity have brought the world together. The Church of God is in the ascendant. She has well within her control the power, the wealth, and the learning of the world.

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