Mission Life in Hawaii: Memoir of Rev. William P. Alexander

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Pacific Press Publishing Company, 1888 - Hawaii - 196 pages
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A fabulous look at the pious nature of this Missionary couple, my Great, Great, Great Grand Parents. Wonderfully insightful read. --Blake Jenkins

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Page 164 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness, full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenant-breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful;
Page 184 - cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth." " I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more."
Page 184 - My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long." " My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
Page 39 - Tossed upon life's raging billow, Sweet it is, O Lord, to know Thou didst press a sailor's pillow, And canst feel a sailor's woe; Never slumbering, never sleeping, Though the night be dark and drear, Thou the faithful watch art keeping, "All, all's well," thy constant cheer.
Page 184 - Now when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to everyone that is to come.
Page 160 - They rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened a door of faith unto the Gentiles;
Page 121 - With my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I am become two bands,
Page 78 - the thousand sources of irritation that the ingenuity of civilized man has created to mar his own felicity. There were no foreclosures of mortgages, no protested notes, no debts of honor,
Page 139 - good fight. He has finished his course; henceforth there is laid up for him a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give him at that day.
Page 121 - I see thee sitting, crowned with good, A central warmth, diffusing bliss, In glance and smile and clasp and kiss On all the branches of thy blood.

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