The New Zealand Evangelist
Moral Aspect of the World
Moral Aspect of the World.
|Africa contains||110,000,000||of which are||Jews ……..||10,000,000|
|America contains||50,000,000||Romish Church||130,000,000|
|Total..||1,000,000,000||Protestant denominations ..||65,000,000|
Protestant Missions.—The whole number of Foreign Missionaries are as follows:—
North American Indians, 105; Africa, 236; Western Asia, 31; India, 365; Burmah, Siam, 33; China, 54; South Sea Islands, 110; West Indies, 324; Greenland, 30; the Jews, 37; total, 1,345; total Assistant Missionaries, 233; Native Assistants, 1,958; Communicants, 174,426; Scholars, 122,542.
Let the pious reader look at these two accounts, and he will sigh over the millions which are yet “sitting in darkness, and in the valley of the shadow of death,” And let him ask himself, what have I done to help forward the cause of Christ?