Echoes from the Battlefields of South Africa

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Marshall Brothers, 1900 - South African War, 1899-1902 - 192 pages

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Page ix - For who will hearken unto you in this matter ? but as his part is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that larrieth by the stuff: they shall part alike.
Page 190 - If all the world my Saviour knew, All the world would love Him too, I am persuaded that nothing shall separate me from the love of God.
Page 193 - THE three-fold aim of the South Africa General Mission is to evangelize the heathen, to rouse the Christian Church to a holier life, and to aid existing Evangelical Missions and Churches. The scope of its work has rapidly spread amongst Europeans, Natives, and Jews in South Africa. ' The workers are dependent for the most part on the free-will offerings of God's people for their support. The management of the affairs of the Mission is undertaken by a Council in London, assisted by an Executive in...
Page 193 - Gospel Services, Holiness, Prayer, and other Meetings are held at the Homes. Workers are employed in visiting and holding special missions in the TOWNS, VILLAGES, HAMLETS, and MISSION STATIONS scattered in the different districts. There has been much blessing in connection with this branch of the work. In PONDOLAND, eight missionaries are at present stationed at two stations, NKANGA and LUKANYISWENI. In BOMVANALAND and TEMBULAND some eleven workers are receiving encouragement in their work amongst...
Page 194 - RIVER' was given me by a friend some days ago. I rea:. it •' with thanksgiving, admiration, and love. I bless God for the work it pictures, " and the manifest blessing upon it. The little book has helped my own soul. "And it helps me to a strong assurance that the Lord is indeed not forgetting " us in this dark time. "Cambridge, PROFESSOR HANDLEY CG MOULE, DD
Page 195 - All who take an interest in the welfare of our Army must cordially " approve of the good work being done amongst our soldiers in South Africa " by your Mission. From my heart I wish the South Africa General Mission '' every success in its efforts to help men whom I know to be so well deserving " of it. "London." GCB. GCMG, FRGS, ETC. FIELD-MARSHAL VISCOUNT WOLSELEY, KP, " Many thanks for the booklet,' THE SURROUNDING OF CRONJE,' which you
Page 118 - ... poor, lost, reprobate creature, I was not willing to remain at home, to be a disgrace to my relations and country people. This was a day of the deepest affliction and distress that I had known. Towards evening, as I followed the plough, my attention was arrested, as it were, by a still, small voice, saying: " The blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth from all sin.
Page 103 - Transvaal burghers expressed their sympathy with the young missionary and his companion ; and, indeed, the'kindness shown to the subsequent expeditions by all the Boers they met sufficiently proves that this treatment was only the work of a small political clique hostile to foreign missions.
Page 194 - I have been deeply interested by the most touching narrative of those " devoted servants of God, and of their fellow-men. Though no Victoria Cross " may be given to them, they will receive a glorious crown, and a great reward "from the King himself. REV. HE FOX, MA Hon. Sec Church Missionary Society.
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