Missionary Life in Persia: Being Glimpses at a Quarter of a Century of Labors Among the Nestorian Christians

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American Tract Society, 1861 - Missions to Nestorians - 256 pages
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Page 36 - And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
Page 203 - PERSECUTION. a|OR the strength of the hills we bless thee, Our God, our fathers' God ! Thou hast made thy children mighty By the touch of the mountain sod.
Page 136 - I have been in the deep; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren; in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Page 255 - Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.
Page 239 - And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba : prayer also shall be made for him continually ; and daily shall he be praised. 16 There shall be a handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains ; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
Page 41 - Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Page 208 - I perceive, that God is no respecter of persons ; but in every nation he that feareth God, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
Page 80 - And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he shall purify the sons of Levi and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.
Page 180 - I charge thee therefore before GOD, and the LORD JESUS CHRIST, Who shall judge the quick and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom, preach the word ; be instant in season and out of season ; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
Page 222 - WEEP not for the saint that ascends To partake of the joys of the sky ; Weep not for the seraph that bends With the worshipping chorus on high ; Weep not for the spirit now crowned With the garland to martyrdom given ; O, weep not for him : he has found His reward and his refuge in heaven.

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