Two Charges Delivered to the Clergy in the Diocese of Calcutta ...

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Vepery Mission Press, 1835 - 109 páginas
 

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Página v - Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ : that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel...
Página 34 - But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children : So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
Página 100 - EVIDENCES of CHRISTIANITY, in a Course of Lectures delivered in the Parish Church of St. Mary, Islington.
Página 28 - God hath made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.
Página 53 - Oh ! where are the first propagators and professors of Christianity ? Where are our martyrs and reformers? Where are the ingenuous, devoted, pious sons of our Universities ? Where are our younger devoted clergy ? Are they studying their ease ? Are they resolved on a ministry tame, ordinary, agreeable to the flesh ? Are they drivelling after minute literature...
Página 52 - What can exceed the inviting prospects which India presents ! The fields white for the harvest and awaiting the hand of the reaper ! Nations bursting the intellectual sleep of thirty centuries ! Superstitions no longer in the giant strength of youth, but doting to their fall.
Página 57 - E'en now my eyes behold, In distant view, the wished-for age unfold. Lo, o'er the shadowy days that roll between, A wandering gleam foretells th' ascending scene ! Oh ! doomed victorious from thy wounds to rise, Dejected India, lift thy downcast eyes ; And mark the hour, whose faithful steps for thee, Through time's pressed ranks, bring on the Jubilee!"* CHAPTER XXI.
Página 53 - Nations bursting the intellectual sleep of thirty centuries ! Superstitions no longer in the giant strength of youth, but doting to their fall ! Britain placed at the head of the most extensive empire ever consigned to a western sceptre ; that is, the only great power of Europe professing the Protestant faith...
Página 67 - I rejoice to find that the judgment of nil my brethren and of the whole body of Christian Protestant missionaries, without exception, concurs now with my own — that the crisis had arrived, and that nothing but the total abolition of all heathen usages connected with this anti-christian and anti-social system, could save these missions.

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