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  • ISBN: 9781-68344-0802
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 376
  • Publisher: Master Books

Adventures of Missionary Heroism (John C. Lambert)

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Among the annals of missionary service around the world are countless true stories of intrepid men and women. They braved innumerable dangers, toils, tragedies, and triumphs and made important discoveries. These accounts should be read and passed on to future generations—not in order to praise these brave men and women, but to give glory to the name of Jesus Christ. It was for Him that their lives were dedicated and often sacrificed. These are men and women of whom the world “was not worthy” (Hebrews 11:38). May these stories of those who have gone before inspire and encourage the current and future ranks of Christians, both young and old alike, to give everything for the sake of Jesus Christ.

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Adventures of Missionary Heroism

Among the annals of missionary service around the world are countless true stories of intrepid men and women. They braved innumerable dangers, toils, tragedies, and triumphs and made important discoveries. These accounts should be read and passed on to future generations—not in order to praise these brave men and women, but to give glory to the name of Jesus Christ. It was for Him that their lives were dedicated and often sacrificed. These are men and women of whom the world “was not worthy” (Hebrews 11:38). May these stories of those who have gone before inspire and encourage the current and future ranks of Christians, both young and old alike, to give everything for the sake of Jesus Christ.

Be inspired by stirring true accounts of famous missionaries! During the 19th century, many courageous and faithful missionaries were traveling to the ends of the earth to spread the Gospel. They braved innumerable dangers, toils, and tragedies. Originally published in 1912, each chapter within this volume is devoted to a specific missionary and provides a biography, as well as stories of their time in the field.

  • Meet over 20 inspiring individuals of faith
  • Discover their call to missions service and their sacrifices
  • Explore the dangers and challenges of these pioneering servants of Christ

In addition, the book also highlights the work these believers accomplished, such as translating the Bible, providing medical aid, and converting people to Christianity. This book covers missionaries from around the world and from several different Christian denominations who served in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, and the Pacific. May these stories of those who have gone before inspire and encourage the current and future ranks of Christians, both young and old alike, to give everything for the sake of Jesus Christ.

Contents 

Part 1: Asia

  1. In the Steppes and Deserts of Mongolia
  2. In the Country of the Telugus
  3. A Japanese Adventure
  4. “From far Formosa:
  5. “The Savior of Liao-Yang”

Part 2: Africa

  1. “The Hero of Uganda”
  2. The Lion-Hearted Bishop
  3. Vortrekkers in Barotseland
  4. A Pioneer in Garenganze
  5. A Tramp Through the Great Pygmy Forest

Part 3: America

  1. Among the Indians and Eskimos of Hudson Bay
  2. The “Praying Master” of the Redskins
  3. In the Land of the Dakotas
  4. In the Forests of Guiana
  5. The Sailor Missionary of Tierra del Fuego
  6. The Schooner of Keppel Island

Part 4: South Pacific

  1. The Martyr of Melanesia
  2. One of the Unreturning Brave
  3. Among the Cannibal Islands
  4. The Apostle of the New Hebrides
  5. Kapiolani and the Goddess of the Volcano

 

 

 

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