The South Sea Islander: Containing Many Interesting Facts Relative to the Former and Present State of Society in the Island of Otaheite ; with Some Remarks on the Best Mode of Civilizing the Heathen

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W.B. Gilley, 1820 - Missions - 175 pages

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Page 105 - ... wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience, among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind,; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
Page 136 - He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth. The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet : they break forth into singing. Yea, the fir treea rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.
Page 105 - For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace; and that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby; and came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
Page 102 - Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, according as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue...
Page 136 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...
Page 69 - These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Page 104 - And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.
Page 136 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms ; that made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof ; that opened not the house of his prisoners...
Page 127 - O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: For thou shalt judge the people righteously, And govern the nations upon earth. Let the people praise thee, 0 God ; Let all the people praise thee.
Page 135 - She saith unto him, Yea, Lord : I believe that thou art the Christ the Son of God, which should come into the world.

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