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afternoon afterwards already Antananarivo appeared arrival asked attend became become began believe Bible brought building called Capital carried Chapter chief Christian church classes close College commenced congregations connected course difficulty district early England English especially evangelists felt four French friends gave give given Gospel Government hand heathen held hundred hymns important influence instruction interest island journey kind known language leaving lives Madagascar Malagasy meetings Memorial mentioned miles mission missionaries months morning native officers pastor position prayer preachers preaching prepared present province Queen received religious round Scripture seemed seen sent Society soon speak station stone subjects Sunday teaching things thought took town village wife women worship young
Page 185 - Prayer is the simplest form of speech That infant lips can try : Prayer the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high. 4 Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, The Christian's native air ; His watchword at the gates of death ; He enters heaven with prayer. 5 Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, Returning from his ways ; While angels in their songs rejoice, And cry—
Page 220 - Then said Saul to his servant, But, behold, if we go, what shall we bring the man ? for the bread is spent in our vessels, and there is not a present to bring to the man of God : what have we...
Page 169 - God to the heathen ; and that it shall be left (as it ought to be left) to the minds of the persons whom God may call into the fellowship of his Son from among them to assume for themselves such form of church government as to them shall appear most agreeable to the Word of God.
Page 186 - God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea ; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled ; though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
Page 144 - Upon these zozdro they make their hearths and their beds ; and there they live, rising and falling with the water, until the rainy season is over, and they can live on dry ground again.
Page 220 - The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge. 16 A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
Page 72 - In compliance with this request, the treaty contained the following words : " In accordance with the wish of Queen Victoria, Queen Rasoherina engages that there shall be no more persecution of the Christians in Madagascar.
Page 55 - It is in the Epistle of St. James, v, 14: "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...
Page 34 - Great buildings have always been a power, and have given a certain fixed and enduring character to all systems with which they have been connected. And while our faith is not in buildings, but in principles, yet even minor aids like these are not to be despised. Probably nothing else would have given the non-Christian Malagasy such a real, visible and convincing proof of the deep interest taken by English Christians in the establishment of the Gospel in their island. These stone buildings are a witness...