An Abstract of the Annual Reports and Correspondence of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, from the Commencement of Its Connexion with the East India Missions, A.D. 1709, to the Present Day: Together with the Charges Delivered to the Missionaries at Different Periods, on Their Departure for Their Several Missions
F.C. and J. Rivington, 1814 - 730 pages
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Page 326 - Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.
Page 326 - He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities ; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
Page 419 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Page 420 - Now the God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do His will, working in you that which is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to "Whom be glory for ever and ever, amen
Page 655 - How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Page 462 - Before he received the Lord's Supper, he put up a long and affecting prayer. To hear this eminent servant of Christ, who had faithfully served his Redeemer very near half a century, disclaiming all merit of his own, humbling himself before the footstool of the Divine Majesty as the chief of sinners, and grounding all his hopes of mercy and salvation on the unmerited grace of God, and the meritorious sacrifice of his beloved Saviour, was a great lesson of humility to us.
Page 461 - As the administration of justice is indispensably necessary to the prosperity and happiness of every state, I request you will establish regular courts, and be careful that impartial justice be administered. I heartily wish you would renounce your idolatry, and serve and honour the only true God. May He be merciful, and enable you to do it...
Page 603 - Committee had directed him to report to the House, which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the clerk's table ; where the same were read, and are as followeth, viz.
Page 390 - ... justice, which I did ; but it was soon neglected by the servants of the Rajah, who commonly sold justice to the best bidder. When the Honourable Company took possession of the country, during the war, the plan for introducing justice was re-assumed ; by which many people were made happy. But when the country was restored to the Rajah, the former irregularities took place. During the assumption, government desired me to assist the gentlemen collectors. The district towards the west of Tanjore...