Journal of a Residence in China: And the Neighboring Countries; with a Preliminary Essay, on the Commencement and Progress of Missions in the World

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J. A. Williamson, 1836 - 378 páginas

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Página 56 - Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them unto the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
Página 207 - Sorrowing we beheld The night come on ; but soon did night display More wonders than it veiled : innumerous tribes From the wood-cover swarmed, and darkness made Their beauties visible ; one while, they streamed A bright blue radiance upon flowers that closed Their gorgeous colours from the eye of day ; Now, motionless and dark, eluded search, Self-shrouded ; and anon, starring the sky, Rose like a shower of fire.
Página 255 - For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God ; and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.
Página 149 - WEEP not for the saint that ascends To partake of the joys of the sky ; Weep not for the seraph that bends With the worshipping chorus on high ; Weep not for the spirit now crowned With the garland to martyrdom given ; O, weep not for him : he has found His reward and his refuge in heaven.
Página 7 - The General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and other important objects relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom," popularly known as the Triennial Convention.
Página 28 - However, I could not forget his words; they constantly recurred to my mind. Even when I was asleep, I dreamed of that blood which Christ shed for us.
Página 27 - Brethren, I have been a heathen, and have grown old amongst them : therefore I know very well how it is with the heathen, and how they think. A preacher once came to us, desiring to instruct us ; and began by proving to us, that there was a God. On which we said to him, ' Well, and dost thou think we are ignorant of that ? Now go back again to the place from whence thou earnest.
Página 135 - The very dependent and degraded state of females in China, may be partly seen from this extract. They are, moreover, not allowed the confidence of their husbands, nor to sit at table with them, nor to have a voice in domestic concerns, nor to visit the temples where the prayers of the unfortunate are supposed to find access. Religion is denied them. Little attention seems to be paid to the peculiar circumstances in which, as wives and mothers, they may be placed. ' Rise ; run ; work ; eat little...
Página 27 - And thus we dismissed him. After some time, Brother Rauch came into my hut, and sat down by me : he spoke to me nearly as follows: — ' I come to you in the name of the Lord of heaven and earth : he sends to let you know that he will make you happy, and deliver you from the misery in which you lie at present. To this end, he became a man, gave his life a ransom for man, and shed his blood for him, &c.
Página 241 - It will be a period of remarkable illumination, during which the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun as that of seven days.

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