Dr. [A.] Grant and the mountain Nestorians

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D. Lothrop & Company, 1855 - 405 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة vii - What mean ye to weep, and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
الصفحة 61 - He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word ; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
الصفحة 40 - Christianity was successfully preached to the Bactrians, the Huns, the Persians, the Indians, the Persarmenians, the Medes, and the Elamites : the barbaric churches, from the Gulf of Persia to the Caspian Sea, were almost infinite ; and their recent faith was conspicuous in the number and sanctity of their monks and martyrs.
الصفحة 62 - Earth : and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, saying, blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, unto him that sitteth upon the Throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
الصفحة 128 - He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
الصفحة 133 - Thou hast spread thy wing, and sheltered us from the pestilence that walketh in darkness, and the destruction that wasteth at noon-day.
الصفحة 80 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walks Of virtuous life, quite on the verge of heaven.
الصفحة 42 - In a subsequent age the zeal of the Nestorians overleaped the limits which had confined the ambition and curiosity both of the Greeks and Persians. The missionaries of Balch and Samarcand pursued without fear the footsteps of the roving Tartar, and insinuated themselves into the camps of the valleys of Imaus and the banks of the Selinga.
الصفحة 27 - Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
الصفحة 41 - A few days since a respectable looking stranger came into our chapel and listened with much apparent attention to the discussion. After service he stopped to converse. He said that he and his ancestors had worshipped only one God, the Creator. He knew of Moses and Jesus and Mary, said he was not a Romanist nor Mohammedan, neither had he seen our books, but that the doctrine was handed down from his ancestors. He did not know where they obtained it nor for how many generations they had followed it....

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