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Brazilian Sketches is a Religious Book. The author was dining one day with a very successful business man who, although his business had extensive relations in many lands, was meagerly informed about the work of missions. I thought I might interest him by telling him something of the effects of missions upon commerce. So I told him about how the civilizing presence of missionary effort creates new demands which in turn increases trade. He listened comprehendingly for a while and then remarked: "What you say is interesting, but what I wish to know is not whether missions increase business we have business enough and have methods of increasing the volume What I want to know is whether the missionary is making good and whether Christianity is making good in meeting the spiritual needs of the heathen. If ever I should become greatly interested in missions it would be because I should feel that Christianity could solve the spiritual problem for the heathen better than anything else. What are the facts about that phase of missions?" These words made a profound impression on me, and since then I have spent little time in setting forth the by products of missions, tremendously important and interesting though they are. I place the main emphasis on how gloriously Christianity, through the efforts of the missionary, meets the aching spiritual hunger of the heathen heart and transforms his life into spiritual efficiency.

GÊNERO
Religião e espiritualidade
LANÇADO
1934
1 Janeiro
IDIOMA
EN
Inglês
TAMANHO
131
Páginas
EDITORA
Public Domain
VENDEDOR
Public Domain
TAMANHO
108.6
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