William Carey’s LifeFamily● Married Dorothy Plackett in 1781● Had five sons and two daughters – both daughters died in infancy and one son died in India at the age of five● Dorothy became mentally unstable until her death in 1807● Married two more times
"My attention to missions was firstawakened after I was at Moulton, by reading The Last Voyage of Captain Cook."
"If it be the duty of all men to believe the Gospel ... then it be the duty of those whoare entrusted with the Gospel to endeavor to make it known among all nations."
"Young man, sit down. When God pleasesto convert the heathen He will do it without your aid or mine.” (Dr. Ryland, senior minister)
“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God.”
William Carey’s LifeAccomplishments● Baptist Missionary Society was organized on October 2, 1792● Went to India as missionary in 1793● Scriptures were translated into forty languages● College professor● Founder of college in India● India became open to missionaries● Sati was prohibited● About 700 converts
“I am a great sinner! A great sinner am I! Save me, Sahib, save me!" (Krishnu Pal)
Wm. Carey Born, August 17, 1761 Died, June 9, 1834"A wretched, poor, and helpless worm, On Thy kind arms I fall."
"Mr. Duff, you have been speaking about Dr. Carey; when I am gone, say nothing about Dr. Carey — speak about Dr. Careys Savior."