Short Records of the Missionary Work of the Rev. Edward Porter of the London Missionary Society in Vizagapatam and Cuddapah, India from 1835-1868: With a Brief Memoir

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Morgan and Scott, 1885 - 76 pages

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Page vi - For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.
Page 70 - I glory in infirmity, That Christ's own power may rest on me; When I am weak, then am I strong, Grace is my shield, and Christ my song.
Page 4 - Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.
Page v - Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
Page 50 - OFT in danger, oft in woe, Onward, Christians, onward go ; Fight the fight, maintain the strife, Strengthened with the bread of life.
Page 61 - Our clinging hearts should be for ever weaned. They have passed from us — all our broad possessions : Ships, whose white sails flung wide past distant shores ; Lands, whose rich harvests smiled in the glad sunshine ; Silver and gold, and all our hoarded stores. And, dearer far, the pleasant home where gathered Our loved and loving...
Page 59 - The new enquirers also heard the substance of these tracts, and were convinced of the folly of their superstitions. They then went to Dhur and asked for a teacher, and from him obtained further instruction. After this, one of the elders came forward and said, ' Come let us pull down our dumb idol which we have served in vain for so many years, and embrace the new religion, which shows our sins and the goodness of God in sending a Saviour, who came and gave up his life for sinners.
Page 33 - Around the throne of God in heaven, Thousands of children stand, Singing, glory, glory, glory ! What brought those children there?
Page 50 - Orphan School. Dear Venketreddy also was taken away with cholera. Then also dear Paul Leighton and others died. As frequent reference has previously been made to Paul Leighton, it may not be out of place here to give a short account of his early life.
Page 45 - I love to tell the story, For those who know it best Seem hungering and thirsting To hear it like the rest. And when in scenes of glory I sing the new, new song. 'Twill be the old, old story That I have loved so long.

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