Missions the Chief End of the Christian Church: Also, the Qualifications, Duties, and Trials, of an Indian Missionary: Being the Substance of Services Held on the 7th March, in St. Andrew's Church, Edinburgh, at the Ordination of the Rev. Thomas Smith
John Johnstone, 1839 - 171 страница
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Страница 166 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee : the Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee : the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Страница 10 - The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me ; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek ; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound ; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord...
Страница 32 - Waft, waft, ye winds, His story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole; Till o'er our ransomed nature, The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign.
Страница 3 - GOD be merciful unto us, and bless us ; And cause his face to shine upon us. That thy way may be known upon earth, Thy saving health among all nations.
Страница 10 - It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob, And to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, That thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Страница 11 - His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.
Страница 130 - Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Страница 46 - in every object there is inexhaustible meaning ; the eye sees in it what the eye brings means of seeing.' To Newton and to Newton's Dog Diamond, what a different pair of Universes ; while the painting on the optical retina of both was, most likely, the same ! Let the Reader here, in this sick-room of Louis, endeavour to look with the mind too.
Страница 157 - ... moves, as if the very ground on which he trode, and the very atmosphere which he inhaled, were tainted with the breath of idolatrous abomination. — When he thinks of the thousands rushing on blindfold to the lake that burneth, and of one and another taking the last and awful plunge — thousands, who have set at nought all his counsel, and would none of his reproof : when he thinks of the scorn and the derision of the profane, more difficult far to be endured, than the onslaught of an armed...