A Narrative of the Establishment and Progress of the Missions to Ceylon and India: Founded by the Late Rev. Thomas Coke, L.L.D., Under the Direction of the Wesleyan-Methodist Conference, Including Notices of Bombay and the Superstitions of Various Religious Sects at that Presidency, and on the Continent of India : with an Introductory Sketch of the Natural, Civil, and Religious History of the Island of Ceylon

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author, 1823 - India - 404 pages
 

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Page 66 - The God that rules on high, That all the earth surveys, That rides upon the stormy sky, And calms the roaring seas ; This awful God is ours, Our Father and our Love ; He will send down his heavenly powers, To carry us above.
Page 380 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Page 20 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page 46 - While place we seek, or place we shun, The soul finds happiness in none ; But, with a God to guide our way, "Tis equal joy to go, or stay.
Page 31 - For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, for to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.
Page 344 - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him ; let him know that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Page 46 - To souls impress' d with sacred Love ! Where'er they dwell, they dwell in Thee ; In heaven, in earth, or on the sea. To me remains nor place, nor time ; My country is in every clime ; I can be calm and free from care On any shore, since God is there.
Page 355 - And the Spirit and the bride say, come. And let him that heareth, say, come. And let him that is athirst, come; and whosoever will, let him come and take of the water of life freely.
Page 184 - ... into the Armenian Language in the fifth century, under very auspicious circumstances, the history of which has come down to us. It has been allowed, by competent judges of the language, to be a most faithful translation. La Croze calls it, " the Queen of Versions."! This bible has ever remained in the possession of the Armenian people ; and many illustrious instances of genuine and enlightened piety occur in their history. The manuscript copies not being sufficient for the demand, a ' council...
Page 184 - The Bible was translated into the Armenian language in the fifth century, under very auspicious circumstances, the history of which has come down to us. It has been allowed by competent judges of the language, to be a most faithful translation. La Croze calls it the

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