The Missionary Call
Psalm 68:31
Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands to God.

1. We appeal to you to scorn any man who is fattening upon the vices of weaker nations. Scorn any man who is amassing wealth, by importing guns and ammunition, or fire-water, into these poor, degraded nations of the world.

2. We ask you to consecrate the great wealth of this great city — which comes from all quarters of the earth — we ask you to consecrate some of this wealth in giving back to these various quarters of the world the Gospel which we rejoice in here.

3. We ask you to give some of your sons and some of your daughters to carry this Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. If there is a grand opening in a mercantile house at Zanzibar, you immediately find numbers taking advantage of it. If there is an opening for a young man on the river Niger, many are willing to go. We ask that there shall be the same readiness to take hold of opportunities in the mission field that there is now to take hold of openings in mercantile enterprise. And so we shall joy to see the kingdom of our blessed Lord and Master extended throughout the world. The last of the triumphs shall be this, when these heathen nations have bowed the knee to Jesus.

(E. A. Stuart, M. A.).

Parallel Verses
KJV: Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

WEB: Princes shall come out of Egypt. Ethiopia shall hurry to stretch out her hands to God.

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