The Missionary Herald Volume 77

The Missionary Herald Volume 77

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... praising God with full hearts tonight for what he has done and is doing here." Eastern Curttej JHfssfon. PERSECUTION STAYED. Our brethren of this mission write joyfully of the partial relief they have had from work connected with the famine. They have not witnessed quite so much of distress as they anticipated, and yet the people are very poor, and many of them still need aid. Mr. Cole, of Erzroom, reports that most of the relief work connected with the Ottoman commission, is now off his hands, but that aid has latterly been rendered in the distribution of seed. Nearly $5,000 worth of seed has been recently given away to the poor people, the funds therefor having been provided by gifts from Great Britain and America. The administration of this charity has given our missionaries and their helpers great favor among the people, so gaining an entrance for the gospel. Mr. Cole says: --"I was reading the other day in an old dispatch book which Captain Everett, the English Vice-consul, kindly loaned me, as to the treatment Dr. Josiah Smith received in 1842, and when I contrasted with it the high esteem in which he and our people are held at the present time, I marveled at what God had wrought. Then those curious for the truth were tracked to the missionary's only to be taken out by force, and dragged like dogs through the filthy streets by the infuriated mob who cried out, 'Let us spill their blood, ' ' These missionaries must leave, or we shall turn Mohammedan, ' etc. But we have been permitted to see the day when not a few are so outspoken as to admit that if there is any such thing as religion in the heart and life it is found among the Protestants. Nearly five sixths of the scholars in our schools are from the Armenians. And why? Not...
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  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 535g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835638
  • 9781236835635