'Peace Unto the Heathen', and Other Sermons

'Peace Unto the Heathen', and Other Sermons

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...utterly abolish." Then would the world-wide "wilderness and the solitary place be glad for them, and the desert rejoice and blossom as the rose." "The little one would become a thousand, and the small one a strong nation." Yea, a "nation would be born in a day." "God, even our own God would bless us, and all the ends of the earth would fear Him." Assuredly that day will come, and it may come speedily. A far greater work has been accomplished than appears on the surface, and there are thousands in India and other lands who are more than almost persuaded to be Christians, but who are deterred by oppressive laws and by the chains of caste from making an open profession of their In these results of the Church Missionary Society, many thousand converts in the West Indies are not included, as they have long been independent of the Society. convictions. Education is doing a great work in undermining their belief in Hindooism and other false systems; and civilization, the electric telegraph, postal arrangements, the railway, and other European advantages are all aiding in the demolition of idolatry, and in the preparation of the people to receive and welcome the Gospel of Christ. It has been my privilege for several years to preach the Gospel in India, and I have there witnessed in our mission in Travancore a literal fulfilment of the prophet's words. The idols of a heathen temple were abolished by the villagers during one of my visits to them, and their pagoda destroyed, and on the place where it stood, and where devils had for ages been worshipped, we erected a temple to the true and only God. One of our missionaries in Tinnevelly has seen forty such temples destroyed, and has during his devoted labours in...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508661
  • 9781236508669