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Annual reports of the boards to the General Assembly (1874) (14783668405)

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Title: Annual reports of the boards to the General Assembly
Year: 1890 (1890s)
Authors: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Home Missions. Annual report of the Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions. Annual report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Education. Annual report of the Board of Education of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work. Annual report of the Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of the Church Erection Fund. Annual report of the Board of the Church Erection Fund of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbyterian Board of Relief for Disabled Ministers and the Widows and Orphans of Deceased Ministers. Annual report to the General Assembly Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Missions for Freedmen. Annual report of the Presbyterian Board of Missions for Freedmen of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Aid for Colleges and Academies. Annual report Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Aid for Colleges and Academies. Annual report of the Board of Aid for Colleges and Academies of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Special Committee on Systematic Beneficence. Report of the Assembly's Special Committee on Systematic Beneficence Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Permanent Committee on Temperance. Annual report of the General Assembly's Permanent Committee on Temperance for the year ending ..
Subjects: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A
Publisher: (S.l. : Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.)
Contributing Library: Princeton Theological Seminary Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive



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c-spealsing villages, is fast ripening for the gospel harvest. No report has been received of the issues of the Press, whichhas contniiied under the supervision of Mr. Coan. Several tours were made by the missionaries into different por-tions of the field. These were productive of good results. Tab) •tz. This station was occupied the last of September, by Rev. P. Z.Easton and his wife, and by Miss Jevvett. This city, the grand outlet and inlet of trade, is considered theemporium of Persia, and contains a population of nearly 200,000inhabitants. Religious services were commenced at once, both for the foreignand the native population. Some came to the latter, from curiosity,others from a desire of gain, a report having been spread abroadthat eveiy one who attended the services was paid something ; athird class was soon kept back by fear of the Archbishop (Armenian),who threatened those who came. The congregation thus gatheredhas been composed of both Mussulmans and Armenians. Much in-
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MISSIONS IN PERSIA. 39 terest in divine things was shown by a few. Their steady attend-ance upon the means of grace aroused the suspicion and hostilityof certain ecclesiastics, which resulted in their being watched bysome of the police. Soon some of these were apprehended,thrown into prison and severely beaten. They were, however, re-leased through the active interference of the English consul andMr. Easton. One of those who was thus punished, w^as an oldman, He had reason to believe that if he did not acknowledgeMohammed, death might await him, but he remained steadfast, andif he did not venture to call upon Christ, neither did he invokeMohammed or Ali, but cried, O, Lord of Heaven, in Thee is fiurhfipe. This opposition to evangelistic effort was instigated bythe Armenian priests, who are afraid of losing their followers, asthere is no laAV against an Armenian becoming a Protestant,though the death-penalty exists against any follower of Mohammedembracing Christianity. This persecutio

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