Letters on the state of Christianity in India

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1823 - Christianity - 222 pages

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Page 70 - So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the Lord with shouting and with the sound of the trumpet.
Page 46 - Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you ; but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Page 45 - And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Page 129 - The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
Page 70 - And David and all the house of Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals.
Page 88 - There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
Page 47 - And the word of the Lord was published throughout all the region. 50 But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts. 51 But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.
Page 45 - And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it : but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
Page 101 - But I tell you of a truth, Many widows •were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land ; But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow. And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet ; and none of them •was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian.
Page 72 - Christians were put together during the several days that the ceremony lasted: and, oh shame! — oh scandall — will it be believed in the Christian world? — no one, not a single individual among so many thousands, had courage enough to confess his faith under this trying circumstance, and become a martyr to his religion.

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