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me." I asked, “ Will your Children whose disciples we are, forbids us to
chasing the best, because a shopkeeper,
By no means." I
If you become Chris- will He pass upon you!" One began
" What! is there no mention
of our Prophet in the Law and in the Sunday.--Arrived at Benares. I
Gospel ?” I said to him, “ It is on had mistaken the date, and supposed this account that I say to you, read or that Christmas Day would fall on hear for yourselves, and judge for Sunday. After worsbip, rode to Se. yourselves; or believe my words: I erole. On arriving there, I learnt say troly, that no mention is made of that Christmas Day would be on Mon. bim ;" when several of them becoming day. I was happy to meet Messrs.
angry said, “What I do our ReligiGreenwood, Adlington, and Dutton : ous and Learned Men teach us lies?" they shewed me much love.
I answered, “You say the truth yourIn my way to the city, I met with selves I need not repeat it.” Another several Mabomedan Weavers. When said, in anger, “What! are you people I told them my history, they were at mad? This person owns himself, that first very angry. I asked them if he was a Mussulman, and has become they believed in the Lord Jesus Christ.
a Christian--to hear the words of such
an one is sin. Is be worthy to be at-
After staying at Benares and in
the neighbourhood for sonte time,
Abdool proceeded on his voyage.
Mirza Juzee, who was in company Testamedl, a Prayer Book, and two with the Dorogat of the Ordnance copies of the Catechisms. He said, Department and several Moguls, &c. - You are much talked of in the marHe received me with great kindness. kets and lanes; and, yesterday, you When those who were present heard were mentioned to Nawob Aitmad ud me speak of subjects referring to Dawlah.” From hence I went to the Christianity, they appeared surprized; College of Ramzaun Allce Khan: and some of them said to Mirza Ju- afterward called on the Son of Mohu zee, “We know this man's relations, Dildar Ullo. and that he was in the service of the How shall I express my gratitude late Nowaul: what a strange thing it to Christ! Those I feared most, are is, that he should have renounced Is. intimate with me, and visit me i They lam, and now become a deceiver of now usually call me by the name of others! God preserve us from his Padre! The maimed, blind, &c. society !” Mirza Juzee smiled ; and usually come to me; and I endeaon my coming away, asked for an vour to aid and benefit them, by give Oordoo Testament, which I gave him, ing medicines: my house is generally together with a Book of Common filled with guests. In the morning, Prayer.
Worship is generally conducted with Feb. 2, 1821... While in the act of the Men: and, in the evening, with Family Prayer, three or four Molwees, the Females; at which time, many disciples of Molwee Dildar Allee, Pemales attend as spectators. called; and, with them, several of Feb. 4, Sunday.--Mr. Saladar was their pupils: and entered the room desirous that worship should be conthough the door was closed. They ducted at his house ; which accordstood observing the manner in which ingly took place: a number of people Service was conducted: several of assembled. them laughed ; and others said, “Here Feb. 5.-Thrée Pataps came, with there is nothing to excite laughter, the intent of doing me some injury. for the prayers are excellent.” After Brother Joseph gåve notice to Fakeer prayer, I begged them to be seated, Mahomed Khan, a Risaldar (Captajn and entered into conversation with of a Troop) with whom he is intithem until noon, respecting the reli- mate; upon which he sent two of his gious rights observed by Christians: Peons to my place, saying, “If any they appeared pleased, and two of the person should insult hiin, I will take Molwees expressed their intention of notice of it.” By the blessing of God, remaining with me: after partaking on account of the interference of Maof refreshment, they retired.
homed Khan, they were prevented Feb. 3.--Having conducted wor. accomplishing their purposes. ship and partaken of refreshment, I By the favour of God, such is the went to the Horse Market, in order influence that Europeans have obto purchase a horse to ride on, and a tained here, that not one of them, poney to carry my baggage. There, however low, is injured. All the a number of people had assembled to- Nobles are anxious to be acquainted gether. When they saw me, they with Europeans. God grant that allbegan to say to one another, “This is may kuow Christ as the Mediator! I he!" " This is ħe !” and wherever I am convinced that soon there will be went, a crowd surrounded me.
one fold and one Shepherd. Several of Having purchased a poney, I went the Begums dress as European Feto the Cantonments, and saw Mr. Sa- males; and read, with much attention, ladar, who was formerly a Major in the Oordoo Testament: and the time John Baptist's Army, and is aow em is approaching when they will put on. ployed by the King of Oude; be re. Christ. ceived me kindly, and took an Oordoo Feb. 6.–Prayer being ended, I set
out for Mahumdabad, which is 12 coss vinced that his Majesty recognised from Lucknow, and is the village of you, but you need not suppose Musbahib Ullee Khan: at night I that he will send for you: he is remained in Kursee, and had much no longer of the same mind, por conversation with several individuals. does he manifest any animosity to May God grant that the conversation Christians as formerly.” On hearing may prove beneficial !
this, I praised God; and, leaving Feb. 7, 1821.- Arrived at Mabum- him, I went to several of the Courdabad. Masabib Ullah Khan died tiers wbom I knew, and made kuown without issue; but his adopted Son, the glad tidings of Salvation: some who was formerly a Hindoo, has be- ridiculed ; and others said, “We hate come a Mahomedan, and is now the the very sight of you !" others again proprietor of Mahumdabad. With said, " Jews will be saved by Moses, him I remained until twelve at night. and Christians by Christ;” implying I found him well inclined to Christi- that all would be saved in every peranity. I gave him an Oordoo Testa. suasion. I answered, “O friends! mentand inquired after Molwee Enau- Moses was one of the elect servants of yet. He said that Enauyet was 40 miles Christ.” When they heard of the distant, with his father-in-law; so Divinity of Christ and his office as that an interview would be attended Mediator, they appeared in doubl. not only with difficulty, but with Feb. 11, Sunday. -- Worship was much personal danger.
conducted in the morning, at Nise Feb. 8.--Prager being concluded, Khanum's house. The Native Wives I set out, on horseback, at sunrise ; of several of the Europeans were preand arrived at midnight at Lucknow, sent; and cried much, during the baving travelled (wo stages.
singiog of the Hymn of the IncarnaFeb. 9.-I was riding out, by the tion, and several of them shewed Horse-Market, being anxious to call great attention. I stayed here the on Fakeer Mahomed Khan, in order whole day; and, conducting Service to thank him for his kindness men in the evening, returned home, and tioned on the 5th; but, while on the had prayers with the family. way, I saw Seeb Deen galloping to Feb. 12. - Called on several Euroward me: he recognised me, and pean Gentlemen, in His Majesty's congratulations took place. Shortly Service. They were very kind, und after, his Majesty, with a carriage and expressed themselves much displeasEuropean Coachmen, together with ed with the customs of the Romish a number of his Nobles and 200 Priests. They, and some Christiaus horsemen, came near us. Several of who were assembled, said, with great his retinue called out, “Padre Sabib, affection, “ We are all pleased with go on one side :" I got off; and with you: if you will build a Church here, the greatest reverence, as is the cus We promise you, and will give you the tom to the Monarchs of the East, paid promise in writing, that we will not my, respects. His Majesty turned go near the Romish Church.” tound, and viewed me for a long Feb. 13.- A person came, and time: the people began to say, “His told me that Lallbage, the Disciple Majesty eyed this man with attention; of Sahabut Ulle, had gathered toperhaps he may send for him.”
gether a number of Patans, and that Feb. 10. Called on Rajah Seeb they were coming to quarrel. My Deen. Before I could relale my Brother Joseph went to the Bagam's history, he began to mention what Son-in-Law, who sent a Chobedar lo he knew respecting me. I said that Molwce Sahabut Ulle's Disciple, and I had seen his Majesty, and asked bim said, “ Formerly your Master caused If his Majesty had said any thing re much unpleasavtness in this cily be specting me: he said, “ I am con tween the Shuabs, agd Soomes, 2014
men were murdered ; and vow you The Christiaps here have shewn
Feb. 14, 1821.--Mirza Bunda Ullu, to see me, would attend at his house;
We passed the day in discoursing on Feb. 15. — A disciple of Zahbit the nature and peculiarities of the Ulla came alonc, and remained ar Christian Religion. They received guing respecting the Divinity of six copies of the New Testament and Christ, till he became quite displeased. ten of the Catechisms, and manifested While we were arguing, a Peon of great attention. I learned tbat MolMirza Bunda Ullu carried an account wee Epauyet had gone to Lucknow: of what was going on to his Master, being desirous to see Molwee Enauyet, as he was apprehensive I might be I returned to Lucknow, where i jesulted on account af my principles, sought for him.
ired to the
600 and to rected docled Di d evening
, 20 200 and
Feb. 28, 1821. -Saw the Molwee, Feb. 29, 1821. - I came to day to and was much disappointed. His case Nowl Guoge, there I saw Hukum reminded me of the Lord Jesus Sackumlah Khaum, and Meer Ullah Christ's Parable of the seed being Bukhsh, with whom I had much con. sown among thorns. His former love versation. The Hukum received two for serious things bad left him: not copies of the Psalms in Persian, and only so, but I discovered much ava two of the Persian Testament, for rice. I was much grieved: he was himselfand his Master, who is Nowaul like a drum, the sound of which is of Hydraubaud. He left in the well at a distance.
morning, shewing much attachment.
where I moversing sided with
a spirit ere was a
I remaia. turned to
and had ad with attentive promised cruth.
(See Pages 132 8 138.)
COMMUNICATIONS RELATIVE TO THE MISSION AT MADRAS AND IN SOUTH INDIA.
Beg sent -, in order
New Tes he day at ngly did
, with the
Letters of the Corresponding Commitlee to the Missionaries.
noticed, and are followed by extracts which refer to the respective Stations.
Society shall be known. I am reIn making any division of duties quested to state this circumstance for between Missionaries, the Committee your general guidance; and to fur