Annual report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America Volume 1-11

9781130108293: Annual report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America Volume 1-11
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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. 1838 Excerpt: ...of this Mission. The Committee recommend that this part of the Report be approved. Dr. Cuyler from the Committee to whom was referred the Missions to North India, made the following report, which was adopted. This field, a) now occupied by your missionaries, is one of great extent and importance, and is susceptible of almost indefinite enlargement. In this field there are at present, three missions; viz. Lodiana, Allahabad, and Furrukhabad, comprising seventeen ordained ministers of the gospel, one physician, one teacher, two printers, and the wives of the missionaries, besides native assistant missionaries and catcchists. With some exceptions the missionaries have generally been blessed with the enjoyment of comfortable health, and appear to have been sedulously occupied with their appropriate work, and sustained oT the Lord they have been enabled to sow much of the good seed, in the hope that the Lord of the harvest will cause it to spring up and bear much fruit to his glory. The missionaries have been occupied in acquiring a knowledge of the native languages, preparing, printing, and distributing the scriptures and religious tracts,--establishing, conducting, or supervising schools,--and in preaching the gospel at their stations, on missionary tours, and wherever they were brought into contact with their fellow men. While they have met with discouragements, they feel as if they are preparing a field which will eventually produce a plentiful and glorious harvest, especially from among the youth whom they are training in their schools. The Committee have nothing to suggest with respect to this part of the Report, and recommend that it be approved. Dr. Graham from the Committee on the Missions to China and Siurn. made a report, which was considered and adop...

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