Impressions of China: and the present revolution: its progress and prospects

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Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1855 - 441 Seiten
 

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Seite 202 - Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
Seite v - Redeemer is laid ! 2 Cold on His cradle the dew-drops are shining, Low lies His head with the beasts of the stall; Angels adore Him in slumber reclining, Maker, and Monarch, and Saviour of all.
Seite v - Say, shall we yield Him, in costly devotion, Odors of Edom, and offerings divine, Gems of the mountain and pearls of the ocean, Myrrh from the forest or gold from the mine?
Seite 206 - Jesus into the world for the salvation of meu by the shedding of His blood on the cross, and then goes on to detail the duties that are required of us as parents and children, brothers and sisters, husbands and wives, relatives and friends; concluding with instructions as to the management of the heart and external senses. Altogether it is an excellent book, and there is not a word in it which a Christian missionary might not adopt, and circulate as a tract for the benefit of the Chinese.
Seite 217 - There was onewho looked on with envy, Namely, the king of Hades, Who displayed much malignity And acted like a devilish serpent. But the Great God, With a high hand, Instructed his Son To subdue this fiend. And having conquered him To show him no favour, And in spite of his envious eye He damped all his courage. Having overcome the fiend He returned to Heaven, Where the Great God Gave him great authority. The celestial mother was kind And exceedingly gracious, Beautiful and noble in the extreme Far...
Seite 200 - Who has ever lived in the world without offending against the commands of Heaven ? But, until this time, no one has ever known how to obtain deliverance from sin. Now, however, the great God has made a gracious communication to man, and, from henceforth, whoever repents of his sins in the presence of the great God, and avoids worshipping depraved spirits, practising perverse things, or transgressing the divine commands, may ascend to heaven...
Seite 140 - Wang, the Prince of Peace, the Northern Prince explained in writing that he was the 'True Lord' or Sovereign; that 'the Lord of China is the Lord of the whole world; he is the second Son of God, and all people in the whole world must obey and follow him'.
Seite 205 - ... correct, the prayers are good, the ceremonies enjoined (with the exception of the offerings) are unobjectionable ; the Ten Commandments agree in spirit with those delivered by Moses, and the hymns are passable. The statements of the doctrines of human depravity, redemption by the blood of Jesus, and the renewal of the heart by the influence of the Holy Spirit, are sufficient to direct any honest inquirer in the way to heaven.
Seite 138 - The same as ourselves ! the same as ourselves ! ' while the simply observant expression on the face of his companion disappeared before one of satisfaction as the two exchanged glances. He then stated, with reference to my previous inquiry as to their feelings and intentions towards the British, that not merely might peace exist between us, but that we might be intimate friends. He added, we might now, at Nanking, land and walk about where we pleased. He spoke repeatedly of a foreigner at Canton,...

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