A.M.F. Monthly Volume 15-17

A.M.F. Monthly Volume 15-17

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... brought to the Lord Jesus Christ without the Jew. Everywhere churches zireasking the question, "How can we reach the Jew?" Episcopalians, Presbyterians. Baptists and Methodists are all favoring Jewish missions. In the United States 81 Jews were baptized in 1904, 323 in 1905 and 375 in 1906. 'The large majority of these converted Jews, who became members of Christian churches, received the light through the missionary. Mr. Meyer impressively stated that we were only playing at Jewish missions. Not one mission has a building large enough, not one mission has means enough, not one mission has men enough for the work. "You must stand high up and look far away to obtain a view of God's plans concerning the Jewish nation and the Gentile nations in that day when all the world shall acknowledge the Messiah. The remnant are to be gathered now and for these we are to labor. We may all have a share in the harvest. 'Let us work.' " Mrs. T. C. Rounds, superintendent of the Mission, spoke for a few moments very earnestly and urgently upon the present needs in Chicago. On the northwest side of this city there is a parish of 20,000 Jews and not one mission among them. There is no place in that vicinity where these people can hear the Gospel from those who understand them. Mrs. Rounds asked prayer that means might be provided for the purchase of property in that neglected ricighborhood. It seems almost necessary to own a building because of the prejudice of.lewish tenants against Christian missionaries who occupy the same house. Mrs. Rounds also requested the friends of Israel to pray for genuine conversions among the Jews who are being reached through the Mission and for the Industrial schools. Many efforts...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236929314
  • 9781236929310