Serampore Letters: Being the Unpublished Correspondence of William Carey and Others with John Williams, 1800-1816

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1892 - Baptists - 150 pages

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Page 72 - Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem : and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch.
Page 9 - Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes; For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
Page 8 - And it came to pass as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, Two measures of barley for a shekel, and a measure of fine flour for a shekel, shall be...
Page 8 - Young man, sit down! When God pleases to convert the heathen he will do it without your aid or mine.
Page 104 - And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
Page 23 - Give diligence to make your calling and election sure : . . . for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Page 23 - I wish you, my dear brother, an abundant entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 34 - I hope the Society will go on and increase, and that the multitudes of heathen in the world may hear the glorious words of truth. Africa is but a little way from England ; Madagascar but a little way further ; South America, and all the numerous and large islands in the Indian and Chinese seas, I hope will not be passed over.
Page 34 - I feel so much barrennesss, and so little of that lively continual sense of divine things upon my mind that I almost despair of ever being of any Use ; but in General I feel a pleasure in the thought that Christ has promised to be with his Ministers to the end of the World, and that as our Day is, so shall our strength be. I have often felt much pleasure in recollecting the times of...
Page 10 - If all the people had lifted up their voices and wept, as the children of Israel did at Bochim, I should not have wondered at the effect. It would only have seemed proportionate to the cause, so clearly did "he prove the criminality of our supineness in the cause of God.

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