Report of the British and Foreign Bible Society, with Extracts of Correspondence Volume 2

Report of the British and Foreign Bible Society, with Extracts of Correspondence Volume 2

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...Stony tratfor, M-r. Holloway, ditto, Lancelot Wyatt, Esq. Winslow. No. XLVII. From I Village Curate. Dated Nov. 19, 1811. " WE have some in our little village (little compared with towns and cities glowing in this glorious work) who take a real interest in the progressive prosperity and success of the Society: and though they are chiefly of the poor sort, yet even in them the spirit is as valuable, in regard to some of the best fruits it produces, as in others, who may, in some respects, do mone. The subject is so simple, they cannot but understand it; and so magnificent, that when they hear of it, they cannot but be animated, and rejoice that they have something to do with it themselves. I do not here allude only to what some of them receive from the Society, nor to the prayers they otfer for it, but also to their small stated contributions every fortnight, when we meet on aThursday evening. However, I need not go farther into these matters; so small, so humble, comparatively: though they have their interest and usefulness. Precious, indeed, in the sight of the Lord are the contributions of his poorer saints, as well as those of the rich, where they are really the fruits of faith working by love; and precious are their prayers. It is important, therefore, to engage them too in so great a work as the advancement of the Redeemer's kingdom; and even the sub-auxiliaries of villages and hamlets shall be blessed in their help That the poor, in many places, are so truly alive to the cause, orms, I think, a part of the best records of the Society.." From the Rev.' Mr.-----, ' a German Catholic Clergyman ' Dated Feb. 14, 1811. Addressed to a Correspondent in Germany. " How should I rejoice, were it in my power...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793374
  • 9781236793379