Five Years Of Prayer, With The Answers

Paperback | October 12, 2012

bySamuel Irenæus Prime

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... bigoted Buddhists as the Burmans, and nearly fifty years' experience has taught the Burman missionaries that Buddhists are slow to receive the Gospel. A large number of Shans had heard the Gospel within the first year, and some of them had manifested considerable interest in the truth; but one Shan only had been converted (he was the eldest son of a hereditary prince) up to the beginning of the present year, a period of about seventeen months of hard labour. "With very great pleasure we welcomed, hi these distant parts, your call for a week of united prayer at the beginning of the new year; and now I have the pleasure to communicate to you some of the immediate fruits, as it seems to us here, of this world-wide prayer-meeting. " Within the first week of the new year, and while the Christian world was yet bowed before the mercy seat, the spirit of grace and salvation came down upon this Shan community. Stout hearts were melted, stubborn wills subdued, superstition was removed, and dead souls sprung into life. The number of converts seems large only when we take into account the character of Buddhists, and the limited amount of evangelical labour bestowed upon them. Until recently, the single missionary had not one native preacher. Up to this date twenty-five adults, nearly all heads of families, have applied for admission to the Church in the ordinance of baptism, nineteen of whom have been baptized, while the others remain for further instruction. There is still a wide-spread spirit of inquiry, and we cannot but hope for a still richer harvest." CHAPTER XIV. PEAYEE AMONG SOLDIEES. The gathering together of such a vast body of men as were summoned to the defence of our Government on the breaking out of the rebellion, apart from the...

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... bigoted Buddhists as the Burmans, and nearly fifty years' experience has taught the Burman missionaries that B...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217722563

ISBN - 13:9780217722568

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