The Home Visitor (and District Companion) an Illustrated Magazine of Bible and Church of England Teaching, Ed. by G. Calthrop

The Home Visitor (and District Companion) an Illustrated Magazine of Bible and Church of England Teaching, Ed. by G. Calthrop

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...with the above heading, has been sent us from India. It contains suggestions for the moro than usually solemn observance of this season, in the present year, and is issued by the Rev. Richard Firth, M.A., senior Chaplain of the Madras Presidency. Our limits will not allow of our transcribing the document at full length, or even of giving extracts from it. But we have the greatest possible pleasure in handing on to our readers the suggestions which Mr. Firth has made. May we not venture to hope that many, into whose hands the " Home Visitor " may come, will make the approaching season of Whitsuntide a time of especially earnest and enlarged intercessory prayer? The thoughts suggested by Pentecost are world-wide. They embrace all nations; and naturally rise to the coming of the Lord, and the closing of the present dispensation. For the work then at home and the work abroad, --for our own beloved Church, heaving now with strange convulsions, --for the Church in foreign lands, and our Missionary Brethren, --for an outpouring of the Spirit, and for the hastening of the time when the knowledge of the Lord shall overspread and cover the earth, --let our prayers ariso earnestly and fervently, and unitedly, in the Whitsuntide of 1865. " Whepe are the boys to-night? " we said, as we looked arc empty benches of our Ragged School, and saw only about a dozen and girls scattered over the large room. The master did not know, J we saw by the merry twinkle that passed over the faces of some one two of the elder lads, that they could tell if they liked. School we on as usual; those who were present were all really anxious to Some had no trouble in doing so; to others it was a weary task much loved and respected Ragged School teachers each worked their classes in more

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  • English
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  • 9781236679567