Thompson in Africa: Or, An Account of the Missionary Labors, Sufferings, Travels, and Observations, of George Thompson, in Western Africa, at the Mendi Mission
author, 1857 - 364 páginas
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Africa answered arrived asked begged blessed Boompeh boys Braw bring brother brought Bunyan bush called canoe cause chiefs Christ Christian church cloth coming fear feel feet felt fight followed four friends gave give glad Gospel ground hands hard head hear heard heart heathen hold hope interesting king labor land leave letters live look Lord meeting Mendi mind Mission missionary morning never night o'clock once palaver passed peace prayed prayer preached present received returned rice river Sabbath seemed sent shake sick side soon soul stop taken talked Tecongo tell thanked things till told took town trade tried true wait walked wife wished
Página 323 - Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they be quiet ; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
Página 86 - That country so bright and so fair, And oft are its glories confessed ; But what must it be to be there...
Página 348 - As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God ; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth : that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ ; to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever.
Página 339 - My meat and my drink is to do the will of Him that sent me ? and to finish his work.
Página 219 - And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely.
Página 86 - We speak of its freedom from sin, From sorrow, temptation, and care, From trials without and within; But what must it be to be there...
Página 354 - HARK ! — what mean those lamentations, Rolling sadly through the sky ? 'Tis the cry of heathen nations, :> " Come, and help us, or we die !" — 2 Hear the heathen's sad complaining — Christians, hear their dying cry ; And, the love of Christ constraining, > Join to help them, ere they die.
Página 353 - Wealth, labour, talents, freely give, Yea, life itself, that they may live. What hath your Saviour done for you ? And what for Him will ye not do...