Memoirs of Capt. James Wilson: Containing an Account of His Enterprises and Sufferings in India, His Conversion to Christianity, His Missionary Voyage to the South Seas, and His Peaceful and Triumphant Death

J. Adams, jr., 1827 - 220 páginas
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Página 78 - Self was obnoxious, and good works he had none, for it is God that worketh in us both to will and to do.
Página 120 - Him who holds the winds ,in his fists, and the waters in the hollow of his hand.
Página 88 - If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own : but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Página 23 - Sam shook his head, and said, ''Master, before that I fear you will be dead and never want it," but who can tell what a day may bring forth? He had exchanged his allowance of rice that day for a small species of...
Página 105 - August 10th, 1796, having for their flag hoisted at the mizen-top-gallant-mast-head, three doves argent on a purple field, bearing olive branches in their bills. The ship was navigated to Spithead, by Mr. William Wilson, the chief mate, where the Captain joined her and took the command. Here they were detained waiting for wind or convoy for some weeks. Several of the Directors from London, visited the ship, and crowds of pious people from the neighboring towns, who left a variety of presents either...
Página 147 - I continue to pray to God •without ceasing. Regardless of other things, I am concerned only that my soul may be saved by Jesus Christ ! It is my earnest desire, that I may become one of Jehovah's people ; and that God may turn away his anger from me, which I deserve, for my wickedness, my ignorance of him, and my accumulated crimes !" In February, 1813, he wrote to the following effect.
Página 180 - Pornare came to the article on rebellion, stirring up war, &c. he seemed inclined to pass it over, but after a while proceeded. At the conclusion of that article, Tati was not contented with signifying his approbation in the usual way- only, but standing up, he called in a spirited manner to his people to lift up their hands again, even both hands, he setting the example, which was universally followed.
Página 156 - For he that soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption, but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Página 65 - I once had this ceremony performed on myself, in the house of a rich Indian, in the presence of a large company. The gentleman of the house poured upon my hands and arms a...
Página 78 - But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.

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