The Setting of the Crescent and the Rising of the Cross: Or Kamil Abdul Messiah, a Syrian Convert from Islam to Christianity

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Westminster Press, 1898 - Missions - 156 pages

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Page 104 - But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
Page 21 - There are three persons in the Godhead ; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one God, the same in substance, equal in power and glory.
Page 142 - O God, forgive our living and our dead, and those of us who are present, and those who are absent, and our children, and our full grown persons, our men and our women. O God, those whom Thou dost keep alive amongst us, keep alive in Islam, and those whom thou causest to die, let them die in the Faith.
Page 20 - God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.
Page 52 - And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them. 6 And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where.
Page 24 - The only Redeemer of God's elect is the Lord Jesus Christ, who, being the eternal Son of God, became man, and so was, and continueth to be, God and man, in two distinct natures, and one person for ever.
Page 13 - ... the power of God unto salvation, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
Page 145 - We have therein commanded them, that they should give life for life, and eye for eye, and nose for nose, and ear for ear, and tooth for tooth ; and that wounds should also be punished by retaliation : but whoever should remit it as alms, it should be accepted as an atonement for him.
Page 92 - ... them into the sea ; behold, then, how was the end of the unjust But we made them models calling to the fire ; and on the resurrection day they shall not be helped ; and we followed them up in this world with a curse ; and on the resurrection day they shall be abhorred ! And we gave Moses the Book, after that we had destroyed the former generations, as an insight to men and a guidance and a mercy ; haply they may be mindful ! Thou wast not upon the western side when we decided for Moses, but afar...
Page 31 - Rufa'ee, breathes over them, and raising them slightly to the mouth, gives them to the Dervishes, who ask for them with the greatest eagerness. Then it is that these fanatics, transported by frenzy, seize upon these irons, gloat upon them tenderly, lick them, bite them, hold them between their teeth, and end by cooling them in their mouths ! Those who are unable to procure any seize upon the cutlasses hanging on the wall with fury, and stick them into their sides, arms, and legs.

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