The Missionary Year-book for 1889-90: Containing Historical and Statistical Accounts of the Principal Protestant Missionary Societies in America, Great Britain, and the Continent of Europe, Volume 1
F. H. Revell, 1889 - Missions - 428 pages
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Page 1 - Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts : for the Coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
Page 23 - Majesty's subjects beyond the seas ; for the maintenance of Clergymen in the Plantations, Colonies, and Factories of Great Britain ; and for the propagation of the Gospel in those parts.
Page 34 - You are a miserable enthusiast for asking such a question ! Certainly nothing can be done before another Pentecost, when an effusion of miraculous gifts, including the gift of tongues, will give effect to the commission of Christ as at first...
Page 17 - Missionary in the service of the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America.
Page 336 - British merchants will not be allowed to reside at Ch'ung-k'ing, or to open establishments or warehouses there, so long as no steamers have access to the port. When steamers have succeeded in ascending the river so far, further arrangements can be taken into consideration.
Page 430 - Cloth, library style, $1.00 ; flexible cloth, .75; paper covers, .50. THE OPEN SECRET; or, The Bible Explaining Itself. A series of intensely practical Bible readings. By HANNAH WHITALL SMITH. 320 pp. Fine cloth, $1.00. That the author of this work has a faculty of presenting the " Secret Things " that are revealed in the Word of God is apparent to all who have read the exceedingly popular work, "The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life.
Page 16 - Language, who not onely of Barbarous are become Civil, but many of them forsaking their accustomed Charms and Sorceries, and other Satanical Delusions, do now call upon the Name of the Lord...
Page 24 - 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 find us ready to succour you, in whatever may tend to promote your work and to excite your zeal.