Sermon by the REV. Canon King, Preached at the Consecration of Bishop Smythies, in St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Andrew's Day, (Nov. 30, ) 1883

Sermon by the REV. Canon King, Preached at the Consecration of Bishop Smythies, in St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Andrew's Day, (Nov. 30, ) 1883 : To Which Is Prefixed, a Letter from the Bishop (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sermon by the Rev. Canon King, Preached at the Consecration of Bishop Smythies, in St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Andrew's Day, (Nov. 30, ) 1883: To Which Is Prefixed, a Letter From the Bishop A few words of gratitude are due from me to all those who have given me such a cordial welcome, and shewn me such great kind ness on my appointment to the Bishopric of the Central African Mission. When the post was offered me with all its solemn responsibilities, I certainly felt but little qualified for it, and the very kindness that I have received makes me fear the more lest I should sadly disappoint those who have shewn such confidence in me. If I succeed at all in the difficult work which lies before me, I am quite sure it will be because of the many prayers which are offered for the Mission, and because it pleases God sometimes to shew His power by calling and using for His glory, those who would otherwise be but little fitted for the position in which He places them. From what I have seen in different parts of the country, I think there is a widespread interest in the work to which I am going, and I have a good hope that there will not be wanting men with a true. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
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  • 9780243326556