Days of Blessing in Inland China; Being an Account of the Meetings Held in the Province of Shan-Si, &C

Days of Blessing in Inland China; Being an Account of the Meetings Held in the Province of Shan-Si, &C

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...people, won for His people, and won for His very Name's sake. We can link with this Joel ii. 19, "Behold I will send you corn, and wine, and oil, and ye shall be satisfied therewith: and I will no more make you a reproach among the nations;" and Joel ii. 25--27, "I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, My great army which I sent among you. And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and shall praise the Name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and My people shall never be ashamed" &c. O my brethren, what a God we have to do with! Shall we not let Him have His own way with every one of us? Can anything be better, or anything grander? Mr. Sowerby, Baptist Missionary Society. Four or five years is a very short time to gain much experience in China--it is only enough to give one MISSIONARY DIFFICULTIES. 101 an insight into one's own ignorance--but it seems to me that if we look our difficulties in the face, we can sum most of them up under two heads: first those which are subjective--hindrances to the work which arise simply from what we are; and secondly those which are objective--difficulties that we meet with for which we are not responsible, which we could not have made different to what they are, such as the habit of opium smoking among the people, their deadness, their avariciousness, slowness to understand, the difficulties of the language, and even our want of strength. But there are also difficulties which we meet with, the cause of which is from without, but the effect of which is within; for instance the habit of opium smoking. We have not only to overcome that, but it creates in us a sense of disgust and...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236915437
  • 9781236915436