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#1. On thee, Jesus, all our hopes depend. In thee all power is vested, even power to make sinful creatures instrumental in enlightening the heathen. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#2. If God gave light and wisdom, the religion of Jesus was soon learned; but without God, a man might study all his life long, and make no proficiency. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#3. It is my growing conviction that the Baptist churches in America are behind the age in missionary spirit. They now and then make a spasmodic effort to throw off a nightmare debt of some years' accumulation, and then sink back into unconscious repose. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#4. Embrace every opportunity of exercising kind feelings and doing good to others, especially to the household of faith. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#5. I am persuaded that the chief reason why we do not enjoy religion is that we do not try to enjoy it. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#6. Amboyna seems to present the most favorable opening. Fifty thousand souls are there perishing without the means of life, and the situation of the island is such that a mission there established might, with the blessing of God, be extended to the neighboring islands in those seas. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#7. After many painful trials, which none can know, but those who are taught to relinquish a system in which they had been educated, I settled down in the full persuasion, that the immersion of a professing believer in Christ is the only Christian baptism. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#8. We had never before seen a place where European influence had not contributed to smooth and soften the rough features of uncultivated nature. The prospect of Rangoon, as we approached, was quite disheartening. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#9. I am not tired of my work, neither am I tired of the world; yet, when Christ calls me home, I shall go with gladness. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#10. The future is a bright as the promises of God. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#11. My prospects for life, though in a measure shaded with uncertainty, hardship and danger, are very animating and bright. My prospects for another life, blessed be God, are still brighter. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#12. If we are interested in Christ by faith, notwithstanding our imperfections and sins, God will be our God through grace. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#13. When any practice is proposed and enforced as a binding duty, we have a right to examine the grounds of the alleged obligation. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#14. A true disciple inquires not whether a fact is agreeable to his own reason.His pride has yielded to the divine testimony. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#15. I was seized on the 8th of June, 1824, in consequence of the war with Bengal and, in company with Dr. Price, three Englishmen, one American, and one Greek, was thrown into the death prison at Ava, where we lay eleven months - nine months in three pairs and two months in five pairs of fetters. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#16. Thanks be to God, not
only for 'rivers of endless joys above, but for 'rills of comfort here below.' - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#17. Nothing is impossible,' said one of the seven sages of Greece, 'to industry.' Let us change the word, 'industry,' to 'persevering prayer,' and the motto will be more Christian and more worthy of universal adoption. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#18. I am left alone in the wide world. My own dear family I have buried: one in Rangoon, and two in Amherst. What remains for me but to hold myself in readiness to follow the dear departed to that blessed world, 'Where my best friends, my kindred dwell, where God, my Saviour, reigns.' - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#19. I never realized what a great privilege it is to be able to use the voice for Christ until I was deprived of it. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#20. Our prayers run along one road and God's answers by another, and by and by they meet. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#21. The course that I have uniformly pursued, ever since I became a missionary, has been rather peculiar. In order to become an acceptable and eloquent preacher in a foreign language, I deliberately abjured my own. When I crossed the river, I burnt my ships. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#22. There can be no doubt that the blessing, of which believers are heirs, is justification by faith; and that the promise, according to which they are heirs of this blessing, is the gospel promise made to Abraham. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#23. You will readily believe me when I say that on leaving my country, I little imagined that I should ever become a Baptist. I had not indeed candidly examined the subject of baptism, but I had strong prejudices against the sect, that is everywhere spoken against. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#24. I suppose they think me an old man and imagine it is nothing for one like me to resign a life so full of trials. But I am not old - at least in that sense; you know I am not. Oh, no man ever left the world with more inviting prospects, with brighter hopes, or warmer feelings - warmer feelings. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#25. The future is in our power. Let us, then, each morning, resolve to send the day into eternity in such a garb as we shall wish it to wear forever. And at night, let us reflect that one more day is irrevocably gone, indelibly marked. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#26. I have to hold a meeting with the rising generation every evening, and that takes time. Henry can say, 'Twinkle, twinkle,' all himself, and Edward can repeat it after his father! Giants of genius! Paragons of erudition! - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#27. Observe the seven seasons of secret prayer every day. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#28. Love to Jesus is a sure title to the greatest possible happiness; for Jesus is omnipotent and has determined to make his friends happy, and surely will not forget a single one in whose heart is enkindled one spark of love. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#29. See the hand of God in all events, and thereby become reconciled to His dispensations. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#30. There are two evil futurities and one good. A miserable future existence is evil; and annihilation, or nigban, is an evil - a fearful evil. A happy future existence is alone good. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#31. We have this consolation, that it was the evident dispensation of God which brought us to this country; and still further, that if the world was all before us, where to choose our place of rest, we should not desire to leave Burmah. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#32. We should naturally expect that the baptism of infants, if enjoined at all, would have been enjoined in the law which instituted the ordinance of Christian baptism. But this law is silent on the subject of infants. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#33. It is true that we may desire much more. But let us use what we have, and God will give us more. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#34. Perhaps the secret of living a holy life is to avoid every thing which will displease God and grieve the Spirit, and to be strictly attentive to the means of grace. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#35. A life once spent is irrevocable. It will remain to be contemplated through eternity. If it be marked with sins, the marks will be indelible. If it has been a useless life, it can never be improved. Such it will stand forever and ever. The same may be said of each day. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#36. The places chosen for the administration of the ordinance, and the circumstances attending those instances, in which the act of baptizing is particularly described in the New Testament, plainly indicate immersion. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#37. For many years, the work advanced but slowly. One denomination after another embarked in the undertaking; and now, American missionaries are seen in almost every land and every clime. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#38. Let us die as soon as possible, and by whatever process God shall appoint. And when we are dead to the world, and nature, and self, we shall begin to live to God. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#39. I never was deeply interested in any object; I never prayed sincerely and earnestly for anything, but it came at some time - no matter how distant, in some way, in some shape, probably the last I should have devised, it came. And yet, I have always had so little faith. God forgive me. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#40. Missionaries must not calculate on the least comfort but what they find in one another and their work. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#41. While therefore your tears flow, let a due proportion be tears of joy. Yet take the bitter cup with both hands and sit down to your repast. You will soon learn a secret: that there is sweetness at the bottom. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#42. There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success it is because someone will succeed after. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#43. The word which denotes the act of baptizing, according to the usage of Greek writers, uniformly signifies or implies immersion. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#44. I esteem it the crowning mercy of my life that not only the chief ends I contemplated on becoming a missionary are attained, but I am allowed to see competent, faithful, and affectionate successors actively engaged in the work. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#45. I never prayed sincerely and earnestly for anything but it came at some time; no matter at how distant a day, somehow, in some shape, probably the least I would have devised, it came. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#46. We prefer one room in Rangoon to six in Boston. We feel that we are highly blessed. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#47. Any known attempt at proselyting would be instantly amenable at a criminal tribunal and would probably be punished by the death of the proselyte and the banishment of the missionary. All efforts must be conducted in private and are therefore very limited. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#48. O, my past years in Rangoon are spectres to haunt my soul; and they seem to laugh at me as they shake the chains they have riveted on me. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#49. Consider this point. It is a main point of true wisdom. Whenever there is an execution of purpose, there must be an agent. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#50. A mission to Rangoon we had been accustomed to regard with feelings of horror. But it was now brought to a point. We must either venture there or be sent to Europe. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#51. Notwithstanding my present incompetency, I am beginning to translate the New Testament, being extremely anxious to get some parts of Scripture, at least, into an intelligible shape, if for no other purpose than to read, as occasion offers, to the Burmans I meet with. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#52. My views of the missionary object are, indeed, different from what they were when I was first set on fire by Buchanan's 'Star in the East' six years ago. But it does not always happen that a closer acquaintance with an object diminishes our attachment and preference. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#53. If I had not felt certain that every additional trial was ordered by infinite love and mercy, I could not have survived my accumulated suffering. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#54. God is waiting to be gracious, and is willing to make us happy in religion, if we would not run away from him. We refuse to open the window shutters, and complain that it is dark. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#55. Of how much real happiness we cheat our souls by preferring a trifle to God! We have a general intention of living religion; but we intend to begin tomorrow or next year. The present moment we prefer giving to the world. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#56. The motto for every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be 'Devoted for Life.' - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#57. God loves importunate prayer so much that He will not give us much blessing without it. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#58. A person employed in direct missionary work among the natives, especially if his employ is somewhat itinerant, can easily make long and interesting journals. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#59. Believe in the doctrine of perfect sanctification attainable in this life. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#60. God is to me the Great Unknown. I believe in Him, but I find Him not. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#61. The Israelites frequently forsook God, and he as frequently forsook them. But when they repented and returned to him, he remembered his covenant and delivered them from their distresses. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#62. Blessed be God, that we live in these latter times - the latter times of the reign of darkness and imposture. Great is our privilege, precious our opportunity, to cooperate with the Saviour in the blessed work of enlarging and establishing his kingdom throughout the world. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#63. I will not leave Burma until the cross is planted here forever. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#64. I feel it is my duty to plod on, while daylight shall last ... - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#65. God answers all true prayer, either in kind or in kindness. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#66. I have considered the subject of missions nearly a year and have found my mind gradually tending to a deep conviction that it is my duty personally to engage in this service. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#67. Permit us to labor on in obscurity, and at the end of twenty years you may hear from us again. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#68. Let me beg you, not to rest contented with the commonplace religion that is now so prevalent. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#69. Ah-rah-han, the first Buddhist apostle of Burma, under the patronage of King Anan-ra-tha-men-zan, disseminated the doctrines of atheism and taught his disciples to pant after annihilation as the supreme good. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#70. I thought they loved me, and they would scarcely have known it if I had died. All through our troubles, I was comforted with the thought that the brethren in Maulmain and America were praying for us, and they have never once thought of us. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#71. The world is yet in its infancy; the gracious designs of God are yet hardly developed. Glorious things are spoken of Zion, the city of our God. She is yet to triumph and become the joy and glory of the whole earth. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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