The New World of Central Africa: With a History of the First Christian Mission on the Congo
Hodder and Stoughton, 1890 - Africa, Central - 540 pages
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OCLC Number: 220125084
OCLC Number: 220125084
Missions -- Africa, Central.
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Page 195 - If any man serve me, let him follow me ; and where I am, there shall also my servant be : If any man serve me, him will my Father honour.
Page 295 - But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus to testify the Gospel of the grace of God.
Page 280 - Now I saw in my dream that these two men went in at the gate; and lo! as they entered, they were transfigured; and they had raiment put on that shone like gold. There...
Page 280 - ... in the men, I looked in after them, and behold the City shone like the Sun ; the Streets also were paved with Gold, and in them walked many men, with Crowns on their heads, Palms in their hands, and golden Harps to sing praises withal. There were also of them that had wings, and they answered one another without intermission, saying, Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord.
Page 191 - For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Page 280 - Now just as the gates were opened to let in the men, I looked in after them, and, behold, the City shone like the sun; the streets also were paved with gold, and in them walked many men with crowns on their heads, palms in their hands, and golden harps to sing praises withal. There were also of them that had wings, and they answered one another without intermission saying, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord.
Page vi - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time ; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page 19 - Hidden away in these endless forests, like birds' nests in a wood, in terror of one another, and of their common foe, the slaver, are small native villages ; and here in his virgin simplicity dwells primeval man, without clothes, without civilisation, without learning, without religion — the genuine child of nature, thoughtless, careless, and contented.
Page 45 - Something strange must surely lie in the vast space occupied by total blankness on our maps, between Nyangwe and 'Tuckey's Farthest!'" " I seek a road to connect these two points. We have laboured through the terrible forest, and manfully struggled through the gloom. My people's hearts have become faint. I seek a road. Why, here lies a broad watery avenue cleaving the Unknown to some sea, like a path of light!
Page 113 - ... money, and this paper he must produce at the final settlement. The vessels sail about December, and on arrival at the desired locality, the party disembark and proceed into the interior, until they arrive at the village of some negro chief, with whom they establish an intimacy. Charmed with his new friends, the power of whose weapons he acknowledges, the negro chief does not neglect the opportunity of seeking their alliance to attack a hostile neighbour. Marching throughout the night, guided...