A History of American Baptist Missions

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American Baptist publication society, 1900 - Baptists - 261 pages
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Baptists -- Missions.
Missions -- History.

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Page 145 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise ; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are : that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 71 - The General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and other important objects relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom," popularly known as the Triennial Convention.
Page xvi - And as they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
Page 145 - But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise ; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
Page xvi - Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers, as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Gyrene, and Manaen which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
Page 54 - Resolved, That, in cooperating together as members of this Convention in the work of Foreign Missions, we disclaim all sanction, either express...
Page 48 - Scriptures be instructed to endeavor by earnest prayer and diligent study, to ascertain the precise meaning of the original text ; to express that meaning as exactly as the nature of the languages into which they shall translate the Bible will permit ; and to transfer no words which are capable of being literally translated.
Page 55 - The spirit of the constitution of the General Convention, as well as the history of its proceedings from the beginning, renders it apparent that all the members of the Baptist denomination in good standing, whether at the North or the South, are constitutionally eligible to all appointments emanating either from the Convention or the Board. 2. While this is the case, it is possible that contingencies may arise, in which the carrying out of this principle might create the necessity of making appointments...
Page 242 - every knee shall bow to Christ, and every tongue shall confess that he is Lord, to the glory of God the Father;
Page 47 - That these communications present two subjects, for the decision of the Board : 1. Mr. Brigham, in his letter dated March 25, 1836, states that on the 17th inst., at a meeting of the managers, the sum of five thousand dollars was appropriated to the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions, to promote the circulation of the Scriptures in foreign tongues.

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