A Narrative of the Establishment and Progress of the Mission 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
Author, 1823 - 404페이지
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afforded Alexander Johnstone appeared appointed Armour arrival Asiatic attended Ault Batticaloa Bisset blessing Bombay brethren Brownrigg Budhu Budhuist Captain Birch Ceylon Ceylonese character Chief Justice Christ Christian church circumstances Clough Colombo commencement congregation Connexion considerable conversation death desire Divine Doctor Coke Dutch endeavoured engaged England English esteem European Excellency expressed favourable feelings friends Galle Gentoo Gospel Government Governor Harvard heathen honour hope idolatry immediately India influence inhabitants instruction interesting Island of Ceylon Jaffna Kandy Kandyan kind labours Lady land language letter Lord Lynch Madras Malabar Matura meeting ment Messrs Methodist mind Mission morning natives Negombo party persons Pettah pious pleasure Portuguese Portuguese language pray prayer preachers preaching present priests principal racter received religion religious rendered request residence respect Robert Brownrigg sermon servants Singhalese situation spirit Squance station Sunday things tion tree Trincomalee Twisleton Veddas venerable vessel
74 페이지 - 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.
20 페이지 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
54 페이지 - 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.
33 페이지 - 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.
360 페이지 - 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.
54 페이지 - 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.
371 페이지 - 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.
198 페이지 - ... 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...
198 페이지 - 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