The Home Missionary, Volumes 21-23

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Executive Committee of the American Home Missionary Society, 1849 - Home missions
No. 3 of each volume contains the annual report and minutes of the annual meeting.
 

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Page 241 - ... as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: — so shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth : it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
Page 132 - For the LORD thy GOD bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates ; a land of oil olive, and honey...
Page 112 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, Let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth ; If I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Page 42 - Jesus, whom having not seen we love ; in whom, though now we see him not, yet believing, we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, receiving the end of our faith, the salvation of our souls,
Page 199 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea. The rudiments of empire here Are plastic yet and warm ; The chaos of a mighty world Is rounding into form...
Page 138 - Oh ! the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom and knowledge of God ! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out ! For who hath known the mind of the Lord?
Page 107 - Lastly (and which was not least), a great hope and inward zeal they had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the gospel of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as stepping-stones unto others for the performing of so great a work.
Page 137 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 235 - Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things. And blessed be his glorious name forever . and let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and amen.
Page 122 - Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before thee : go up and possess it, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said unto thee ; fear not, neither be discouraged.

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