Ann H. Judson; A Memorial

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byWalter Newton Wyeth

not yet rated|write a review
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. 1888. Excerpt: ... XII. av--PRISON AND IRONS. They cast them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely; who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks. Acts 16: 23, 24. "Joy never feasts so high, As when the first course is of misery." ABOUT the middle of the year 1824 the war-cloud over Burmah. was heavy, and portentous of destruction to the infant cause in which American Baptists were investing their means, and half a dozen consecrated Christians were jeopardizing their lives. Both the senders and the sent were watching events with breathless anxiety. They were entirely neutral as to the issues involved; seeking only spiritual ends--the evangelization of the natives of that benighted empire. Still, in the exigencies of war they could not be regarded otherwise than with a jealous eye. It was necessary that the mails be guarded, and all persons be under surveillance of the authorities. Hence, in the appalling situation, the missionaries feared as they entered into the cloud; and on the opposite side of the globe another cloud, one of dreadful suspense, settled down on the churches and was not lifted for nearly two years. Whatever inferences American Christians entertained, they derived only through meager war records. People differed, and all was doubt and uncertainty, with the weight of probability in favor of the worst. The incense of prayer and the testimony of tears that came before Jehovah in that dread day were fully known only to Him. Mrs. Judson had returned from America, and, as before said, had gone forward to the interior of the Empire--to Ava, the capital. The first reliable intelligence of the declaration of war received by Mr. and Mrs. Judson, reached them while they were on their way th...

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.95

Out of stock online

From the Publisher

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. 1888. Excerpt: ... XII. av--PRISON AND IRONS. They cast them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely; who, having received such a ch...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021717096X

ISBN - 13:9780217170963

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Ann H. Judson; A Memorial

Reviews