Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Reverend Christian Frederick Swartz: To which is Prefixed a Sketch of the History of Christianity in India

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D. Appleton & Company, 1835 - India - 414 pages
 

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Page 268 - Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
Page 49 - Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable. always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Page 396 - ... and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below :'' so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride. Certainly, it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.
Page 65 - Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain : yet surely my judgment is with the LORD, and my work with my God.
Page 309 - Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel...
Page 397 - God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; by pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left...
Page 68 - I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth anything, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Page 396 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 397 - ... as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Page 397 - Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed; but in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments...

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