The Missionary Review Volume 32

The Missionary Review Volume 32

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... emotion and singleness of heart. The net result is life in church, schools and hospital, at headquarters, and far afield! Immediately to the south, in the province of Shantung, in 1906 the first tokens of blessing were felt in a conference of three hundred and fifty Christian women, gathered in the town of Weihsien. In the annual conference of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, held at Minchou in Kansu, in January, 1908, blessing came, the special feature of which was the number of outsiders converted. People who had never been inside the chapel, and only came out of curiosity, were suddenly seized with conviction, and came forward confessing their sins. In Shansi, where was the largest number of deaths among missionaries during the Boxer rising, in June, 1908, during the session of a Conference held annually for Bible study, there came upon those present a marvelous impulse to prayer, and experiences of the power of the Spirit. Since then there has been a great work of grace in various places, manifestations and incidents and results very similar to those contained in the letters describing the revival in Manchuria in the spring of last year. The work in Shansi is wonderful, and there are recent tidings of similar work in Honan and other provinces. There is also a great movement among the aboriginal tribes in the southwest. Out of 1,200, baptized in 1906, only three have returned to their heathen practises. During the recent tour of Mr. Adam, 738 persons were added to the Church by baptism, and in this number were representatives of several tribes. In hundreds of villages daily meetings are held, and each family is giving a free-will offering of grain toward the support of these evangelists from among themselves. Chapels are being...
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  • Paperback | 660 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,161g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688812X
  • 9781236888129