The History of Christianity in India

 
9781236236210: The History of Christianity in India

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 Excerpt: ...two thousand1, making a total, during this from the commencement of the Mission, of thirteen thousand one hundred and ninety seven.2 The testimony borne to the general character of these converts is as satisfactory as could be desired. "Many of them," the Missionaries report, "declared with great earnestness, that, in life and in death, they would hold fast to the religion of Christ;" and grace was vouchsafed to several who had died to keep their resolution. "The work of the Holy Spirit was evident in many, especially on receiving the Lord's Supper. One of them, whose former friends endeavoured to dissuade him, first by entreaties, and afterwards by threats, from embracing Christianity, stood firm against all their attempts. At last they dragged him away by force, in order to compel him to draw the car of one of their idols that was then going in procession; but he refused: and such was their violence (') The following are the Returns for each year: 1757... No return. 1758 201 1759 229 1760 232 1761 255 1762 210 1763 342 1764 218 1765 194 1766 265 2146 () Missions-Geschichte, p. 573. In the first thirty years there were 3517; in the second thirty, 9680. Total, 13,197. in trying to constrain him, that he fell to the ground, and expired after a few hours." 17. " Many similar instances might be produced," Proofs of the Missionaries remark, " of the great earnestness "aUhris and sincerity in the profession of our converts: yet, Pietyknowing the frailty of the human heart, and the great temptation to which they are often exposed, we refrain from mentioning them, lest one and another might fall short of their profession. But when they have finished their course, and have proved to the end of their days the work of...

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Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 216 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.5in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 Excerpt: . . . two thousand1, making a total, during this from the commencement of the Mission, of thirteen thousand one hundred and ninety seven. 2 The testimony borne to the general character of these converts is as satisfactory as could be desired. Many of them, the Missionaries report, declared with great earnestness, that, in life and in death, they would hold fast to the religion of Christ; and grace was vouchsafed to several who had died to keep their resolution. The work of the Holy Spirit was evident in many, especially on receiving the Lords Supper. One of them, whose former friends endeavoured to dissuade him, first by entreaties, and afterwards by threats, from embracing Christianity, stood firm against all their attempts. At last they dragged him away by force, in order to compel him to draw the car of one of their idols that was then going in procession; but he refused: and such was their violence () The following are the Returns for each year: 1757. . . No return. 1758 201 1759 229 1760 232 1761 255 1762 210 1763 342 1764 218 1765 194 1766 265 2146 () Missions-Geschichte, p. 573. In the first thirty years there were 3517; in the second thirty, 9680. Total, 13, 197. in trying to constrain him, that he fell to the ground, and expired after a few hours. 17. Many similar instances might be produced, Proofs of the Missionaries remark, of the great earnestness aUhris and sincerity in the profession of our converts: yet, Pietyknowing the frailty of the human heart, and the great temptation to which they are often exposed, we refrain from mentioning them, lest one and another might fall short of their profession. But when they have finished their course, and have proved to the end of their days the work of. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781236236210

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