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Titre : Baptist History from the Foundation of the ...
Éditeur : Amierican Baptist Pub Society
Reliure : Cloth
Etat du livre : Good+
Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket
Good+/No Jacket. no date but dated in ink on FFEP 1912, spine starting, red cloth, text has a few pages underlined. N° de réf. du libraire 007164
Synopsis : This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1868. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Effects of the Mission Enterprise--Revivals--Extension of the Denomination--Statistical Table--Societies--Diversity and Adaptation of Talent--Baptist Agency now employed --Peculiarities of the Present Period--Duties of Baptists. THE formation of the Baptist Missionary Society was an era in the history of our denomination. Enlarged views took the place of the selfish and narrowminded notions which had so long prevailed. When the nature and extent of Christian obligation in reference to the diffusion of the Gospel were understood, and corresponding action resulted, a healthy religious condition was soon experienced. The new vigour demanded scope. Other enterprises besides foreign missions were undertaken, and they were carried on with persevering ardour, characteristic of the altered state of feeling. Domestic missions engaged the attention of the British churches in England as early as 1797, and have been ever since prosecuted with judicious activity. On the North American Continent extensive itinerancies were the ordinary modes of home effort. The rapidly increasing population could be evangelised in no other way. These exertions are now directed by the Home Missionary Society, or by the respective State conventions. In 1813 the Baptist churches of the United States were awakened to a sense of their indebtedness to the world by the gracious interposition which brought Judson and Rice among them. Then their missionary career commenced. It has been prosperous in an unexampled degree. The astonishing revival of religion which occurred throughout the Union at the beginning of this century was an educational process, tending to prepare the servants of God for the adoption of a widely aggressive policy. Sanctified talent was developed eager for employment in ...
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