A Residence Of Eight Years In Persia, Among The Nestorian Christians; With Notices Of The…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1843. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 300 SCHOOL OF A PERSIAN PRINCE. nominal Christians. The practice of lying, moreover, is condemned in theory by the Nestorians, and reformation of this and kindred vices can be urged with much greater plainness and less liability to offend, than on subjects that might be so construed as to appear sectarian. Dec. 23. A letter reached us, to-day, from Mar Shimon. It was brought by his younger brother and designated successor, who is now visiting the churches of Oroomiah, to recieve their annual contribution for the Patriarch. I give the reader an extract from the letter, relating to our operations among his people. "And furthermore, behold, our joy has been great, very great, on your account, from the day we heard of your entering Oroomiah, for the purpose of opening schools, that work of benevolence, in which you labor and toil, from your love to the kingdom of Christ. May God give you the strength and assistance of his own might. And may the Lord, our Lord, be with you, in all the labors of love in which you engage. And your reward, your happiness, your bliss and your glory, you will receive in the kingdom of heaven, Amen." However much or little of sincerity there may be in these professions of the high Nestorian prelate, it is our duty no less than our privilege to hope for the best, thankfully recognize the friendliness expressed and manifested, enter the door of faith thus set open to these gentiles, and do with our might what our hands find to do, for their instruction and salvation. CHAPTER XVIII. JOURNAL: JANUARY-WUNE, 1837. A Messenger brought us a letter, Jan. 7, from Malek K&sem Meerza, in which the prince states, that he has opened a school, at his residence in Sheeshawan, a village about eighty miles distant from Oroomiah, and he requests of us aid in...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1843. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 300 SCHOOL OF A PERSIAN PRINCE. nominal Christians. The practice of lying, moreover, is condemned in theory by the Nestorians, and re...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.52 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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