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The history of the British and foreign Bible society, from 1804 to 1854


The history of the British and foreign Bible society, from 1804 to 1854

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    George Browne (Author)
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. 1859 Excerpt: ...having had much encouragement from numerous applications for the Scriptures, in the Hebrew, Arabic, German, French, AFRICA. Italian, and Spanish languages, entered on a course of Scrip-Chaptiii. ture distribution, which continued through several successive ea8t akd years, along the coast of Barbary, having special reference to Africa. the Jews, who form a numerous population in those parts..onTsi In the year 1835, he was able to give a satisfactory account--of the distribution of nearly a thousand copies, in several of 183s the above languages. He writes:--Distribu tion of 'Many a Roman Catholic in Tunis, who never before saw a Bible, has Scriptures now this treasure in his possession. May the Lord bless it to his soul! in Algiers, In some schools established here, the Bible has been introduced: and even „:' 7, at Raulo (the Bey's residence), where lately a school has been established, EwaUi. the New Testament is read, for the schoolmaster sent for some copies of them. The Jews read now the word of the living God without the comments of the Babbies: and those who formerly could not afford to buy a copy, are now able to purchase one at a low price, owing to the kindness of your Society: often, when I tell them that not I, but many good Christians in England, who love them, who long and pray for their conversion to the Lord Jesus, gave them the Bibles at so low a price, they then wish to these good people a thousand blessings from above. Also some Mahomedans, the greatest enemies of Christ crucified, read the Bible: some, indeed, for curiosity's sake: but of others I know they rpad the holy book, to examine whether things are as we state them to be. I know one who has been persecuted, and dismissed the college because he was found reading it, and be...
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  • PDF | 246 pages
  • George Browne (Author)
  • (9 May 2012)
  • English
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