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Page 39 - But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel. 18 What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached ; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Page 314 - What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded 8 (According as it is written, God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear;) unto this day.
Page 72 - Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts : for the Coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
Page 339 - The Government and people of the United States are hereby obliged to secure to the said Choctaw Nation of Red People the jurisdiction and government of all the persons and property that, may be within their limits west, so that no Territory or State shall ever have a right to pass laws for the government of the Choctaw Nation of Red People and their descendants; and that no part of the land granted them shall ever be embraced in any Territory or State...
Page 357 - Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that 1 should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ; And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery...
Page 142 - 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 144 - Eternal mercy ! let not the blood of the heathen millions, in that hour, be found in our skirts ! Standing, as I now do, in sight of a dissolving universe, beholding the dead arise, the world in flames, the heavens fleeing away, all nations convulsed with terror, or rapt in the vision of the Lamb — I pronounce the conversion of a single pagan of more value than all the wealth that ever omnipotence produced.
Page 36 - Yon trouble us ; you oppose our customs ; you induce our children to abandon our practices ; you break up our kraals, and eat up our cattle ; you will be the ruin of our tribe. And now we tell you today, if you do not cease, we will leave you and all this region, and go where the gospel is not known or heard.