The Story of the South Seas

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London Missionary Society, 1894 - 211 páginas
 

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Página 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.
Página 46 - ... to destruction if Jehovah had not interposed. Many have died, and are gone to destruction, kings and common people; they died without knowing any thing of the true God ; and now, when it came to the small remainder of the people, Jehovah hath been pleased to make known his word, and we are made acquainted with his good word, made acquainted with the deception of the false gods, with all that is evil and false. The true God Jehovah, it was he that made us acquainted with these things. It was you...
Página 76 - The natives gave us all the assistance in their power, from the time the ship struck to the present moment. The first day, while landing the things from the ship, they were put into the hands of the natives, and carried up to the native mission house, a distance of half a mile : and not a single article of clothing was taken from any man belonging to the ship, though they had it in their...
Página 130 - I have just heard dear Captain Morgan say, that we are sixty miles off the Hebrides, so that we shall be there early to-morrow morning. This evening we are to have a special prayermeeting. Oh ! how much depends upon the efforts of to-morrow. Will the savages receive us or not? Perhaps at this moment, you or some other kind friend may be wrestling with God for us. I am all anxiety ; but desire prudence, and faithfulness in the management of the attempt to impart the Gospel...
Página 59 - Tati, what is your desire ? what can I do for you ? " Tati, who sat nearly opposite the pulpit, arose and said, " Those are what we want, the papers you hold in your hand — the laws ; give them to us, that we may have them in our hands, that we may regard them, and do what is right.
Página 43 - Save thou us through Jesus Christ, thy Son, the prince of life ; yea, let us obtain salvation through him. Bless all the inhabitants of these islands, all the families thereof; let every one stretch out his hands unto God, and say, Lord, save me, Lord, save me.
Página 93 - Alas! alas! the gods of the madman Tinomana, the gods of the insane chief, are given to the flames!" Others, blackened with charcoal, joined in their lamentations. In the course of a few days all the idols in the district were brought to the teachers; some of these were destroyed, but the others they determined to send to Raiatea.
Página 42 - Suffer us not to come to thine house with carelessness, and return to our own houses and commit sin. Unless thou have mercy upon us, we perish. Unless thou save us, unless we are prepared and made meet for thy habitation in heaven, we are banished, to the fire, we die ; but let us not be banished to that unknown• world of fire. Save thou us through Jesus Christ, thy Son, the prince of life ; yea, let us obtain salvation through him.
Página 42 - Jehovah, thou God of our salvation, hear our prayers, pardon thou our sins, and save our souls. Our sins are great, and more in number than the fishes* in the sea, and our obstinacy has been very great, and without parallel. Turn thou us to thyself, and enable us to cast off every evil way. Lead us to Jesus Christ, and let our sins be cleansed in his blood. Grant us thy good Spirit to be our sanctifier. Save us from hypocrisy. Suffer us not to come to...
Página 42 - Turn thou us to thyself, and enable us to cast off every evil way. Lead us to Jesus Christ, and let our sins be cleansed in his blood. Grant us thy good Spirit to be our Sanctifier. Save us from hypocrisy. Suffer us not to come to thine house with carelessness, and return to our own houses and commit sin.

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