Memoirs of American Missionaries, Formerly Connected with the Society of Inquiry Respecting Missions, in the Andover Theological Seminary: Embracing a History of the Society, Etc., with an Introductory Essay
Peirce and Parker, 1833 - Missionaries - 367 pages
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Page 257 - Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer; behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried ; and ye shall have tribulation ten days : be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
Page 299 - The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiarities.
Page 299 - The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other.
Page 16 - ... in relation to the probable success and the difficulties attending such an attempt; and that, after examining all the information which they can obtain, they consider themselves as devoted to this work for life, whenever God, in his providence, shall open the way.
Page 207 - Redeemer, was that he should see the travail of his soul ; that he should have the heathen for his inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for his possession...
Page 66 - The first idea his father had of his change of mind, arose from an observation he made, " that he could not conceive of any course of life in which to pass the rest of his days, that would prove so pleasant, as to go and communicate the gospel salvation to the poor heathen.
Page 258 - It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Page 16 - They beg leave to state, that their minds have been long impressed with the duty and importance of personally attempting a mission to the heathen...