Cape of Good Hope: Journals of Two Visitations in 1848 and 1850

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Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and sold, 1852
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Page 26 - But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost ; in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
Page 41 - O come, let us sing unto the Lord ; let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation.
Page 23 - If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Page 216 - With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
Page 42 - He has already wrought for us in this land, and a very fervent desire that God, ' Who as at this time did teach the hearts of His faithful people by sending to them the light of His Holy Spirit...
Page 87 - ... would give them more light and knowledge. Upon telling them that to-day was the holy day of Christians, and that though we prayed to God every day, yet this was our chief day of prayer, and that they must be very quiet while we prayed, they doubled themselves up close beside us, and put their karosses over their faces while I offered the prayers of the Church. In this land of darkness and the shadow of death, cold indeed must he be who prays not fervently and frequently,
Page 91 - The only way to get them through a difficulty is for me to walk before them and lead them. I pet them a good deal, and they will follow me almost anywhere. Nearly the whole of this day I have been thus employed, or in holding down the cart with a ricm on ground where it was likely to be upset, or holding it back down steep descents.
Page 78 - Church's ordinances in this desolate land with a double measure of his gracious presence. I have seen, with my own eyes, the condition of the greater portion of the diocese, and have been convinced that our day of grace, as a Church, has not passed away ; but that God has still a; great work for us to do in Southern Africa, if we have but the heart and the faith to enter upon it. I have been enabled, I trust, to pave the way for the erection of churches and the support of ministers, in almost all...
Page 85 - Shepstone acting as interpreter, and he was very much interested with the attempt. " They had heard something of the Christian religion," he says, " having been formerly in the neighbourhood of a Missionary. They said they thought very lightly of Christianity at first, but that they began to think there must be something very great in it. They listened with much attention and apparent interest while I explained to them the Being and Nature of the True God, and told them that He was their Maker and...
Page 175 - ... lead them. I pet them a good deal and they will follow me almost anywhere. Nearly the whole of this day I have been thus employed or in holding down the cart where it was likely to be upset. ... I am consequently getting as much out of condition as my horses. . . . In ascending the Zuurberg range ... I took my usual post at the head of the leaders but when we got well off, could not keep up with them, and was trod upon. By our joint efforts we afterwards brought the luggage up. On these occasions...

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