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Adoniram Judson

American,  Clergyman
Total Quotes : 52
I Am Reason Chief

I am persuaded that the chief reason why we do not enjoy religion is that we do not try to enjoy it.

- Adoniram Judson

Happy Death According

According to the Burman system, there is no escape. According to the Christian system, there is. Jesus Christ has died in the place of sinners, has borne their sins; and now those who believe on Him, and become His disciples, are released from the punishment they deserve. At death, they are received into Heaven and are happy forever.

- Adoniram Judson

Believe Me Find

God is to me the Great Unknown. I believe in Him, but I find Him not.

- Adoniram Judson

Work Almost Advanced

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.

- Adoniram Judson

My Life Becoming Engaged

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Private Very Amenable

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Perfect Sanctification

Believe in the doctrine of perfect sanctification attainable in this life.

- Adoniram Judson

Execution Agent Whenever

Consider this point. It is a main point of true wisdom. Whenever there is an execution of purpose, there must be an agent.

- Adoniram Judson

King Atheism Annihilation

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Life Through Been

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Doing Kind Embrace

Embrace every opportunity of exercising kind feelings and doing good to others, especially to the household of faith.

- Adoniram Judson

Deep Mind Year

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Work Interesting Employ

A person employed in direct missionary work among the natives, especially if his employ is somewhat itinerant, can easily make long and interesting journals.

- Adoniram Judson

Work Precious Establishing

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Waiting Away Willing

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Own Readiness Buried

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.'

- Adoniram Judson

Been Firmly Half

I take leave of Prome and her towering god, Shwa Lan-dau, at whose base I have been laboring with the kindest intentions for the last three months and a half. Too firmly founded art thou to be overthrown at present; but the children of those who now plaster thee with gold will yet pull thee down, nor leave one brick upon another.

- Adoniram Judson

Voice Never Christ

I never realized what a great privilege it is to be able to use the voice for Christ until I was deprived of it.

- Adoniram Judson

Fifty Without Favorable

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.

- Adoniram Judson

Horror Been Brought

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.

- Adoniram Judson