History of the African Mission of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States: With Memoirs of Deceased Missionaries, and Notices of Native Customs

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Stanford and Swords, 1850 - Missions - 300 pages

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Page 62 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on His breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 111 - Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat ; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stall ; yet will I rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 50 - Howbeit they looked when he should have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: but after they had looked a great while, and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god.
Page 273 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain: Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 29 - Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of th'e Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and the latter rain. Be ye also patient ; stablish your hearts ; for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
Page 283 - For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Page 85 - And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
Page 115 - THE Spirit, in our hearts, Is whispering;, sinner, Come : The Bride, the Church of Christ, proclaims To all his children, Come. 2 Let him that heareth say To all about him, Come : Let him that thirsts for righteousness To Christ, the fountain, come.
Page 106 - ... those to make, who have themselves experienced the efficacy of a Saviour's blood? I have reflected, that should I go out, cheered by the smiles of friends, and encouraged by the approbation of the churches, yet soon, amidst a people of strange speech, I shall see these smiles only in remembrance, and hear the voice of encouragement only in dying whispers across the ocean. Yet, when I have considered the command of Christ, 'Go ye and teach all nations...
Page 199 - Home, home!" once more th' exulting Voice arose : " Thou art gone home ! from that divine repose Never to roam ! Never to say farewell, to weep in vain, To read of change, in eyes beloved, again— Thou art gone home...

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