One Hundred Years: Being the Short History of the Church Missionary Society

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Church Missionary Society, 1899 - Missions, British - 188 pages
 

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Page 90 - We declare it to be our royal will and pleasure that none be in any wise favoured, none molested or disquieted by reason of their religious faith or observances, but that all shall alike enjoy the equal and impartial protection of the law...
Page 166 - And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.
Page 27 - Committee, that it is the duty of this country to promote the interest and happiness of the native inhabitants of the British dominions in India, and thai such measures ought to be adopted, as may tend to the introduction among them of useful knowledge, and of religious and moral improvement.
Page 73 - NOT UNTO us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.
Page 4 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment...
Page 25 - Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes ; for thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left ; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
Page 80 - Muezzin on his lofty minaret fill the air with the azan, and the Civil Government, which protects them both, will take upon itself the duty of protecting the Christian Missionary, who goes forth to preach the Gospel. Above all, we may be quite sure that we are much safer if we do our duty than if we neglect it ; and that He who. has brought us here, with His own right arm, will shield and bless us, if, in simple reliance upon Him, we try to do His will...
Page 95 - And they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 41 - Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.
Page 128 - Is any sick among you, let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up ; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.

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