The History of Protestant Missions in India from Their Commencement in 1706 to 1881

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Religious Tract Society, 1884 - India - 463 pages

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Page 345 - The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou nearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth ; so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Page 8 - January of the present year, were most welcome to us ; not only because the work undertaken by you, of converting the heathen to the Christian faith, doth, by the grace of God, prosper, but also because that in this our kingdom such a laudable zeal for the promotion of the Gospel prevails. " We pray you may be endued with health and strength: of body, that you may long continue to fulfil your ministry. with good success ; of which, as we shall be rejoiced to hear, so you will always And us ready...
Page 210 - And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch? 40 The disciple is not above his master : but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.
Page 209 - Mullahs everywhere ; I mean, giving a few instruments the finest polish possible, imbuing a few select disciples with all that we ourselves have been taught of truth, and trying to train and build them up to the highest reach attainable to us.
Page 287 - The first view of the Christian churches in this sequestered region of Hindostan, connected with the idea of their tranquil duration for so many ages, cannot fail to excite pleasing emotions in the mind of the beholder. The form of the oldest buildings. is not unlike that of some of the old parish churches in England; the style of building in both being of Saracenic origin.
Page 5 - Society ; which was removed by opening a fund with special reference to the Danish Mission in India. Contributions came from all quarters. La Croze writes : " Nothing could be more gratifying than the liberality of the English who distinguished themselves on this occasion. People of all ranks, nobility and clergy, ladies and gentlemen, citizens and merchants, contributed to a large amount, some without wishing it to be known.
Page 42 - It is, and will be as long as I live, my greatest pride, and most pleasing recollection, that from the moment of my entering on this responsible station, I have consulted with Mr. Swartz on every occasion, and taken no step of the least importance without his previous concurrence and approbation ; nor has there been a difference of sentiment between us in any one instance.
Page 212 - Khan, who had served the English well before the gates of Delhi, was sent on this secret mission to Central Asia, where he died in the snows, a victim to the treachery of the King of Chitral. His last words were : " Tell the Sarkar (Government) that I am glad to die in their service ; give my salam to the Commissioner of Peshawar, and the Padri Sahib.
Page 20 - Soon after the commencement of the new year, I began a catechetical hour in the Tamul, or Malabar School, with the youngest lambs ; and thus I learned to stammer with them. At the same time, I made almost daily excursions, and spoke with Christians and heathens, though, as may be easily conceived, poorly and falteringly.
Page 239 - The people of the most distant villages have heard, at least, that there is none other name under heaven given among men whereby we can be saved, but the name of Jesus.

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