Report of the Directors to the ... General Meeting of the Missionary Society ..., Volume 27

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The Society, 1821 - Missions, British
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Page 105 - Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost ; 7 so that ye became an ensample to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia. 8 For from you hath sounded forth the word of the Lord, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith to God-ward is gone forth ; so that we need not to speak anything.
Page 134 - Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.'' ** For as I passed by, and beheld your "devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly* worship, him declare I unto you.
Page 3 - God, to the heathen ; and it shall be left (as it ought to be left) to the minds of the persons whom God may call into the fellowship of his Son from among them, to assume for themselves such form of...
Page 105 - And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia : but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more...
Page 141 - Therefore, Gentlemen, I request you to send me, if convenient, as many Missionaries as you may deem proper, together with their families, if they desire it ; provided you send skilful artisans to make my people workmen, as well as good Christians.
Page 141 - Mr. Jones, your Missionary, having satisfied me that those sent out by your Society have no other object than to enlighten the people by persuasion and conviction, and to discover to them the means of becoming happy by evangelizing and civilizing them after the manner of European nations, and this not by force, contrary to the light of their...
Page 130 - ... and become living stones in the temple of mercy, which the Lord is erecting from our ruined and polluted race. During the whole of our visit to the temple, the people conducted themselves respectfully towards us, and we retired without the smallest molestation. We afterwards distributed a considerable number of tracts, and copies of portions of th

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