The Night of Toil: Or, A Familiar Account of the Labours of the First Missionaries in the South Sea Islands

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Hatchard, 1838 - Missions - 462 pages

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Page 77 - WHY do we mourn departing friends, Or shake at death's alarms? 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends, To call them to his arms.
Page 48 - Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you : I am the LORD.
Page 54 - What shall we eat, what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Page 138 - An ungodly man diggeth up evil : and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
Page 6 - And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.
Page 75 - If any man sin," saith St. John, " we have an advocate with the Father, even Jesus Christ the righteous, and he is the propitiation for our sins.
Page 182 - Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait.
Page 10 - O'EE the gloomy hills of darkness, Look, my soul, be still, and gaze; All the promises do travail With a glorious day of grace; Blessed jubilee! Let thy glorious morning dawn.
Page 60 - And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient.
Page 203 - Friends, — I wish you every blessing, friends, in your residence in your country, with success in teaching this bad land, this foolish land, this wicked land, this land which is ignorant of good, this land that knoweth not the true God, this regardless land. " Friends, I wish you health and prosperity ; may I also live, and may Jehovah save us all.

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