The Missionary Herald Volume 76

The Missionary Herald Volume 76

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... bankers, though so wealthy and enterprising, dress very little, if any, better than common coolies. Although having large business intercourse with Europeans, they are very ignorant and superstitious, and no case has ever occurred of one's conversion. We have made them a subject of special prayer in some of our meetings in the tent. It would seem that if a few of these men were to be genuine subjects of saving grace their influence would be great indeed, causing the wealth that is now used for Satan's cause to be expended for the upbuilding of the blessed Redeemer's kingdom." mtfi nmi.-, JVUssfon. EXPANDING WORK IN SHANTUNG. A Letter from Mr. Smith, dated Tientsin, February 20, gives later reports from Shantung than were presented in the Herald of last month. Mr. Smith says: --"I have just returned from a three month's stay at our station in Shantung, the condition of which, in view of the in terest apparently developed in this field, you will be glad to know. "Each of our principal places has a meeting on a week day as well as on Sunday, a practice which has now been continued more than a year with excellent results. The villages desiring meetings are now so numerous, that it has been found necessary to duplicate the meetings on each of the four week days upon which they are held, so that when we have a sufficient number of native assistants we hold sixteen religious services each week. About the time of the Chinese New Year the attendance materially diminishes, but increases again within a fortnight, as this is preeminently the leisure time of the year in the country. "In Number Seven, our original headquarters in these parts, the condition of things is by no means what could be desired. The Roman Catholic more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781929
  • 9781236781925