The Missionary Herald Volume 50

The Missionary Herald Volume 50

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...met once in two weeks. They are much interested in their course of study, and we may hope that Zulus. MORE LABORERS CALLED FOR. The mission among the Zulus for several years back, has received but small additions to its number. Meanwhile, the process of weakening has been going forward. Some of the missionaries find their strength giving way under the combined influence of advancing years and accumulated labors. Mr. McKinney, on account of disease, has been obliged to seek the genial influence of his native land. Mr. Butler, after some time hoping against hope that his wife's health would at length allow of their continuing in their good work, has bid a final adieu to the mission. Adams, Bryant and Marsh have successively, within the course of three years, entered into the joy of their Lord. The weakened mission asks, with united and earnest voice, to be strengthened. Three families at least are at once needed to occupy places now ready for them. The mission presents no grounds for discouragement. In fact, its prospects were never fuller of solid encouragement than at present. The number of natives within the limits of the colony, already numbering 120,000, is increasing, and likely to continue to increase. It is now indeed " the night of toil" among them, but as sure as the promises of God are to be confided in, the night will be succeeded by a glorious day. Causes which at the time were regarded as adverse to the furtherance of the gospel, are now seen to have favored it, as, doubtless, in the end, we shall see all things on earth, from the beginning, to have conspired together for the promotion of the glory of God. LETTER FROM MR. LINDLEY, JANUARY 10, 1854. The following extract presents a striking view of the providence of...
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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674019X
  • 9781236740199