Missions; An International Baptist Magazine Volume 8

Missions; An International Baptist Magazine Volume 8

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...of the old Adam that is in all his descendants. But we are confident that as the plan is put into operation, and the beneficial consequences begin to appear, the consensus of favorable opinion will grow stronger and stronger until the wonder will be that this was not tried long before. Much space is given to this matter, but not too much; for no subject of equal importance has come up for many a day. The one thing to do, under the new plan, is to rally all the forces of the church to the raising of the united apportionments, with such a margin as shall make possible the advance called for by the Five Year Program. The point at which new life must be introduced is that of the groups of men in the churches, who need to take more active part in missionary effort and to emulate the women who have too long been left to do the stimulating and effective work in the local churches. If the laymen can be brought to organize, as proposed, and take hold of the great task in Christian earnest, we shall indeed see a new day in our denominational purpose and power. The challenge of the united apportionment is to the men--whether they will play the part of men in such an hour as this. We believe they will. Meanwhile, all honor and credit to the leaders of our great missionary societies who have brought about this delightful unity of program and spirit, and led in a new and better way. This is the enlightened and voluntary and hence effective unity in service as in aim. The Sustaining Presence JN the supreme spiritual crisis through which we are passing, in common with the other great nations, we are thrown back upon our deepest need--the consciousness of the presence of God. This alone can sustain our faith and stimulate our wills. If God be for us, who...show more

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  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 953g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236858069
  • 9781236858061