From Cape Horn to Panama: A Narrative of Missionary Enterprise Among the Neglected Races of South America by the South American Missionary Society

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South American Missionary Society, 1900 - Missions - 202 pages
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Page 192 - Go labour on, while it is day, The world's dark night is hastening on ; Speed, speed thy work, cast sloth away : It is not thus that souls are won. Men die in darkness at your side, Without a hope to cheer the tomb ; Take up the torch and wave it wide, The torch that lights time's thickest gloom.
Page 154 - ... until the spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest.
Page 184 - But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
Page 39 - And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward : 15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.
Page 39 - And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth : so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it ; for I will give it unto thee.
Page 1 - He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God ; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
Page 124 - Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low : and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together ; for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 27 - Redeemer, whom he served so faithfully; yet a little while, and through grace we may join that blessed throng to sing the praises of Christ throughout eternity. I neither hunger nor thirst, though five days without food!
Page 90 - It is sad to reflect," he says, " that prelates, priests and other clergy are never to be found doing service among the poor ; they are never in the hospitals or lazar house ; never in the orphan asylum or hospice, in the dwellings of the afflicted or distressed or engaged in works of beneficence, aiding primary instruction or found in refuges or prisons. ... As a rule they are ever absent where human misery exists, unless paid as chaplains, or a fee is given. On the other hand you (the clergy) are...
Page 24 - Harbour. Blowing a severe gale. Went on shore, and found the boat on the beach, with one person dead inside, supposed to be Pearce, as we cut the name off his frock ; another we found on the beach ; another buried, which is John Badcock. These, we have every reason to believe, are Pearce, Williams, and Badcock. The sight was awful in the extreme. Books, papers, medicine, clothing, and tools, strewed along the beach, and on the boat's deck and cuddy.

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