William Carey Quotes (7 quotes)
As quoted in The Baptist Herald and Friend of Africa (October 1842) and The Missionary Herald in The Baptist Magazine Vol. 35 (January 1843), p. 41
“The most glorious works of grace that have ever took place, have been in answer to prayer; and it is in this way, we have the greatest reason to suppose, that the glorious out-pouring of the Spirit, which we expect at last, will be bestowed.”
Sect. V : An Enquiry into the Duty of Christians in general, and what Means ought to be used, in order to promote this Work. - An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians (1792)
Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), Chapter XXVII
“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.”
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Carey
Born: August 17, 1761
Died: June 9, 1834 (aged 72)
Bio: William Carey was an English Baptist missionary and a Reformed Baptist minister, known as the father of modern missions and one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society. As a missionary in the Danish colony, Serampore, India, he translated the Bible into Bengali, Sanskrit, and numerous other languages and dialects.
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