Spiritual Conquest Along the Rockies

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Hodder & Stoughton, 1913 - Indians of North America - 242 pages

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OCLC: 6468527
Related Subjects: Missions -- Rocky Mountains. | Indians of North America -- Missions -- Rocky Mountains. | West (U.S.) -- Church history.

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Page 109 - If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
Page 87 - Send them Thy mighty word to speak, Till faith shall dawn and doubt depart, To awe the bold, to stay the weak, And bind and heal the broken heart. 5 Then all these wastes, a dreary scene That makes us sadden as we gaze, Shall grow with living waters green. And lift to heaven the voice of praise.
Page 67 - Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him.
Page 87 - See, from all lands, from the isles of the ocean, Praise to Jehovah ascending on high ; Fallen are the engines of war and commotion; Shouts of salvation are rending the sky.
Page 63 - Sooner shall these mountains crumble into dust than the peoples of Argentina and Chile break the peace which at the feet of Christ the Redeemer they have sworn to maintain...
Page 197 - Indolence is a virtue. It comes from two Latin words, which mean freedom from anxiety or grief. And that is a wholesome state of mind. There are times and seasons when it is even a pious and blessed state of mind. Not to be in a hurry; not to be ambitious or jealous or resentful; not to feel envious of anybody; not to fret about to-day nor worry about tomorrow, — that is the way we ought all to feel 200 at some time in our lives; and that is the kind of indolence in which our brook faithfully encouraged...
Page 202 - Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did ; " and so, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
Page 153 - ... (7) to rest on the Sabbath; (8) to attend religious instruction ; (9) to send their children to school ; (10) to be cleanly; (11) to be industrious; (12) to be peaceful; (13) to be liberal and honest in trade; (14) to build neat houses; (15) to pay the village tax.
Page 56 - His signal and like the peal at Sinai, it is long and loud. The last precept and promise of our Lord, which have inspired all true service and sacrifice, echo with new force and emphasis, louder and clearer, in the face of new openings and new victories. Blessed are we, if like Paul, we will be immediately obedient unto the heavenly vision.
Page 152 - Ahlied,' or Indian devilry ; 2. to cease calling in conjurors when sick ; 3. to cease gambling; 4. to cease giving away their property for display ; 5. to cease painting their faces ; 6. to cease drinking intoxicating drink ; 7.

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