The Conversion of the World: Or, The Claims of Six Hundred Millions and the Ability and Duty of the Churches Respecting Them

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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1818 - Missionaries - 84 pages

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Page 19 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the gentiles, and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 79 - Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.
Page 71 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Page 14 - Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Page 24 - ... made this sacrifice to virtue. These were of all ranks and parties. Rich and poor, churchmen and dissenters had adopted the measure. Even grocers had left off trading in the article in some places. In gentlemen's families, where the master had set the example, the servants had often voluntarily followed it...
Page 86 - the education of heathen youth in such a manner, as that with future professional studies, they may be qualified to become missionaries, school-masters, interpreters, physicians, or surgeons, among the heathen nations, and to communicate such information in agriculture and the arts, as shall tend to promote Christianity and civilization.
Page 6 - The Church believes that Christ, who died and was raised for the sake of all, can show man the way and strengthen him through the Spirit in order to be worthy of his destiny: nor is there any other name under heaven given among men by which they can be saved.
Page 35 - It is our august command that the dignified and excellent our trusty, faithful, and loyal well-wisher, Sir Gore Ouseley, Baronet, His Britannic Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary (after being honoured and exalted with the expressions of our highest regard and consideration), should know that the copy of the Gospel, which was translated into Persian by the learned exertions of the late Rev. Henry Martyn, and which has been presented to us by your Excellency on the part of the high, dignified, learned,...
Page 88 - The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad ; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
Page 36 - Please the most merciful God, we shall command the select servants, who are admitted to our presence to read to us the above-mentioned Book, from the beginning to the end, that we may, in the most minute manner, hear and comprehend its contents.

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