A.M. Mackay: Pioneer Missionary of the Church Missionary Society to Uganda

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A. C. Armstrong and son, 1904 - 488 páginas

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Página 229 - And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy?
Página 228 - I, even I, am he that comforteth you: Who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, And of the son of man which shall be made as grass; And forgettest the Lord thy maker, That hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth...
Página 302 - Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.
Página 229 - And I have put my words in thy mouth, And I have covered thee in the shadow of mine hand, That I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, And say unto Zion, Thou art my people.
Página 20 - Take my life, and let it be Consecrated, Lord, to Thee ; * and when he told us that he wished to combine missionary work with that of an engineer, and to serve his Master in the Dark Continent, we were not surprised. It seemed so natural that this young, serious, and faithful Scotchman should give himself wholly to work in the Master's vineyard. Life was to him a gift used for Jesus ! " I believe, also, that the other friends in the circle formed the same impression of his willingness to surrender...
Página 214 - And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.
Página 7 - And a forehead fair and saintly, Which two blue eyes undershine, Like meek prayers before a shrine. Face and figure of a child, — Though too calm, you think, and tender, For the childhood you would lend her.
Página 407 - ... mind employed, and never let idleness find them with folded hands brooding over the unloveliness, lest despair might seize them, and cause them to avail themselves of the speediest means of ending their misery. There was a big, solid workshop in the yard filled with machinery and tools, a launch's boiler was being prepared by the blacksmiths, a big canoe was outside repairing ; there were sawpits, and large logs of hard timber, there were great stacks of palisade poles, in a corner of an outer...
Página 34 - Yes ; is it at all likely that eight Englishmen should start for Central Africa and all be alive six months after ? One of us at least — it may be I — will surely fall before that But...
Página 432 - Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him four-fold. 9 And Jesus said unto him. This day is salvation come to this house, forasmuch as he also is a son of Abraham.

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