Missionary Methods; Being Hints and Helps for Developing the Missionary Spirit

Missionary Methods; Being Hints and Helps for Developing the Missionary Spirit

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...for the study. 1. Considerations Centering in the Individual. (1) Choice of field as influenced by a "burden" for a given country. Distinguish between a divinely imposed burden and one due to ignorance of the world's needs. (2) Choice as affected by fields occupied by one's Board. Should one leave a denominational board if its fields are unsuited to one? (3) Choice as affected by one's physical powers. Study climate and prevalent diseases of proposed field. (4) Choice as influenced by one's intellectual power. 2. Considerations Connected with the People of the Field. (1) Choice in view of the numbers capable of being reached. What fields are most inviting, in point of (a) density of population; (b) degree of religious liberty enjoyed; (c) religious nature of the people; (d) openness to evangelization? (2) Choice as affected by need. Where is the greatest destitution? (3) Choice as affected by potential destiny of nations. Which are to be most influential in the world? 3. Biblical Considerations. How should choice be affected by, (1) varying degrees of responsibility among the nations, Eze. 33; (2) by Christ's order of evangelization, Acts 1: 8; (3) by the Pauline practice of occupying strategic centers; (4) by the command to preach the Gospel as a witness preceding the end, Matt. 24: 14? STUDY III. SPECIAL PREPARATION FOR THE CHOSEN FIELD. Readings.--Happer, "Need of Special Preparation for Foreign Service," Missionary Review, September, 1891; Storrow, "The Training of Missionaries," Missionary Review, May, 1892; Wigram, "Home Preparation for Foreign Missionary Service," (same as a serial in Church Missionary Society Gleaner, of 1892), published by the Society in London; article on this subject in the...
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236589842