American Missionary Register Volume 3

American Missionary Register Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ... of doing is truly great, and entirely jw.futes all the nonsense which has been advanced against missions to savages. The harvest is great. O that the Lord may send us abundance of such men as Pacalt and Williams into his vineyard. Under the blessing of God, all depends. upon the character and qualifications of the Missionary. I am, &c. John Philip. I am much obliged to you for the information communicated in your last letter. As it respects us in our work, I have little to communicate; we have no reason to be discouraged; and since I wrote to-you, we have had a considerable addition to the Institution, so that the members belonging to it exceed 200. Some of them have made considerable increase in knowledge; and from what I can learn from close observation, it appears there is a sort of general desire for teachers expressed by many of the distant Caffres. I believe were Missionaries to go to any part of CafFreland, if not too near to Gaika, they would be able, in a very short time, to collect a congregation. All the people who came here lately belonged to a kraal that was formerly near the Institution on the Cat River. The head of the kraal died in May last, and his conduct ever since the death of Mr. Williams was like that of one who had tasted that the Lord is gracious. It was his constant practice, after he had gained a little knowledge, to communicate the same; and for this purpose they met in a large hut, built on purpose, twice a day for worship. And in all the different vicissitudes they experienced since the above mentioned period, wherever they wandered, they erected a hut for the worship of God, amidst the reproach and persecution of the surrounding Caffres. On the day in which Sicana died, all the people of the kraal met as usual...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652800
  • 9781236652805