A Cenotaph To A Woman Of The Burman Mission; Or, Views In The Missionary Path Of Helen M. Mason

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byFrancis Mason

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...but daily besought God to make him a blessing to his countrymen, and one day when the rain was pouring upon our palm-leaf roof, she was called to the stairs, and lo, there was the young prophet and his wife, whom I had left at Palaw. She was surprised, and delighted to find, that both gave good evidence of love to God, and had walked six weary days' journey to receive further instruction, and to learn to read. The young man said, that from the time I left him, he had not been visited by his familiar spirit, and he looked upon the whole as the work of the devil. These extraordinary conversions, Mrs. Mason regarded as in answer to prayer; and she immediately took the convict's daughter to her heart, devoting much time to her improvement; and before the close of the rains she had the pleasure of seeing her and her husband baptized, and the following year to hear that the old convict himself had publicly confessed Christ before his pagan friends; that his wife had become a believer, and some of his neighbors promising inquirers, who, in a subsequent year, followed him into the baptismal waters. This lovely band of disciples was afterwards given in charge to the Rev. Mr. Brayton, who named the place " Kamaka," from the stream flowing through it; but they were subsequently removed to the banks of the Tenasserim, where they founded the Pwo church of Ulah; and when the British government were seeking a man suitable for the office of magistrate to the Karen nation, Christianity had wrought such a transforming influence on the life of Tong-dee, that government selected him as the head of all the Mergui Karens, in the valley of the Tenasserim; and there, this man, who was once a fettered convict on the Tavoy roads, and who listened so meekly to Mrs. Mason's...

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...but daily besought God to make him a blessing to his countrymen, and one day when the rain was pouring upon our palm-le...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217148336

ISBN - 13:9780217148337

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