William Carey: The Shoemaker who Became "the Father and Founder of Modern Missions"

S.W. Partridge, 1887 - 160 páginas

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Página 63 - And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul : neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
Página 26 - An Humble Attempt to Promote Explicit Agreement and Visible Union of God's People in Extraordinary Prayer for the Revival of Religion and the Advancement of Christ's Kingdom on Earth, Pursuant to Scripture — Promises and Prophecies concerning the Last Time.
Página 133 - Thrice welcome, little English flower! Whose tribes, beneath our natal skies, Shut close their leaves while vapours lower; But, when the sun's gay beams arise, With unabash'd but modest eyes, Follow his motion to the west, Nor cease to gaze till daylight dies, Then fold themselves to rest.
Página 133 - In every walk ! — that here may shoot Thy scions, and thy buds expand, A hundred from one root Thrice welcome, little English flower ! To me the pledge of hope unseen ; When sorrow would my soul o'erpower For joys that were, or might have been, I'll call to mind, how, fresh and green, I saw thee waking from the dust ; Then turn to heaven with brow serene. And place in God my trust.
Página 28 - Whether the command given to the apostles to " teach all nations," was not obligatory on all succeeding ministers to the end of the world, seeing that the accompanying promise was of equal extent...
Página 108 - Sanscrit term, so that that of the terms deduced from it in the cognate languages will be evident. This work will be great, and it is doubtful whether I shall live to complete it, but I mean to begin to arrange the materials, which I have been some years collecting for this purpose, as soon as my Bengalee dictionary is finished. Should I live to accomplish, this, and the translations in hand, I think I can then say, ' Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace.
Página 39 - O that the world might taste and see The riches of his grace ! The arms of love that compass me Would all mankind embrace.
Página 16 - But then, to my sorrow, I found that my shilling was a brass one. I paid for the things which I bought by using a shilling of my master's. I now found that I had exceeded my stock by a few pence. I expected severe reproaches...
Página 154 - I may be buried by the side of my second wife, Charlotte Emilia Carey ; and that the following inscription, and nothing more, may be cut on the stone which commemorates her, either above or below, as there may be room — viz.
Página 68 - ... watch over the souls that may be gathered ; (8) That we form our native brethren to usefulness, fostering every kind of genius and cherishing every gift and grace in them, especially advising the native churches to choose their...

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