The Story of the Religious Tract Society for One Hundred Years

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Religious Tract Society, 1899 - 212 páginas
 

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Página 44 - So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground ; and should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and • Mark, chap. vii, 12. grow up, he knoweth not how ; for the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.
Página 63 - ... thought he, had I no more in my eye than the saving of my life, it would be the best way to stand. So he went on, and Apollyon met him. Now the monster was hideous to behold : he was clothed with scales like a fish, and they are his pride ; he had wings like a dragon...
Página 67 - Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father; 4 Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.
Página 20 - Mr. Charles of Bala, having introduced the subject, which had been previously mentioned by Mr. Tarn, of dispersing Bibles in Wales, the Committee resolved that it would be highly desirable to stir up the public mind to the dispersion of Bibles generally, and that a paper in a magazine to this effect may be singularly useful. The objectf was deemed sufficiently connected with the object of the Society thus generally to appear on these minutes ; and the Secretary, who suggested it, was accordingly...
Página 17 - Such is the political state of the country at present, that we are not permitted to enter it, and publish by the living voice the glad tidings of salvation. Tracts may, however, penetrate silently, even to the chamber of the emperor. They easily put on a Chinese coat, and may walk without fear, through the breadth and length of the land.
Página 22 - At this Special Meeting the third stage of the proceedings is indicated by the following minute : " The object of the intended Society was maturely considered, and determined unanimously to be : To promote the circulation of the Holy Scriptures in foreign countries, and in those parts of the British dominions for which adequate provision is not yet made ; it being understood that no English translation of the Scriptures will be gratuitously circulated by the Society in Great Britain.

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