The Missionary Herald Volume 61

The Missionary Herald Volume 61

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: the heathen," he entered upon a course of study, spending a year and a half at New York University, and three years at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he graduated in 1862. He was ordained in Dr. Potts's church, the doctor preaching the sermon, April 28, 1862; was married to Miss Katie C. Parker of New York, May 8, sailed with her from that city, to join the Zulu mission, June 21, and reached Port Natal, December 11, of the same year. With much interest, and with a spirit of earnest consecration, he entered on his work; but it soon became apparent that what he had to do must be done quickly. He was stationed, by the mission, at Umvoti, with Mr. Grout, who writes of his sickness, death and character, as follows: "You will not be surprised when I tell you that Mr. Lloyd, our fellowlaborer, is dead. He ceased to live the 10th of this month, February, 1865. Months ago the physicians told him that his disease was incurable and his remaining days would be few. He at once set his house in order, and quietly waited the coming of his Lord. When the question of life and death was first presented, he was agitated and anxious. He thought of the difficulty he had in breaking away from friends, supported under it by the assurance he felt in his own heart, that in leaving home and country he was following an undoubted call of God; while he hoped and expected to live, and by his labors to satisfy his friends that he had been thus led of God. But it soon occurred to him that God's thoughts are not always man's thoughts, nor his ways as man's ways, and he became as calm and quiet as possible. If he could not do God's will, divine grace helping him, he eould suffer it. Samson slew more in his death than in his life, perhaps he could more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825195
  • 9781236825193