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The Sunday-School Movement, 1780-1917, and the American Sunday-School Union, 1817-1917

Edwin Wilbur Rice

ISBN 10: 1151100552 / ISBN 13: 9781151100559
Published by General Books LLC, 2009
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Title: The Sunday-School Movement, 1780-1917, and ...

Publisher: General Books LLC

Publication Date: 2009

Book Condition:As New

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... formed about 1,200 (1,196) new Sunday-schools, besides about 500 others re-organized. Mr. Lane has not grown weary in well doing and continues to render faithful service, witnessing to the gracious blessings that God bestows upon faithful evangelists. Martin B. Lewis, of Minnesota, gave over fifty (52)"years to the service, He was a lay-evangelist, consecrated in soul, of deep spirituality, and gifted in a peculiar manner for winning souls by personal work. He founded over 1,000 Sunday-schools, many of them among people of foreign birth and language, and which became the forerunners of over 150 churches. He was ever welcome to the homes of the common people as a gospel messenger, always seeing the bright side of life and its events, so that his visits were uniformly welcomed as a benediction. Rev. John McCullagh, of Kentucky, was in the regular service of the Society for forty-seven years, following a volunteer service of seven years. For he was first a Volunteer Missionary, then commissioned by the Society for a generation, was Superintendent of the Southern District, comprising from 9 to 12 states, and for four years later a General Missionary. His services are remarkable in that he personally organized over 1,000 Sunday-schools, besides supervising the labors of a large number of missionaries in the southern district. He retired from this supervision owing to impaired hearing and health in 1884, and four years later passed to the larger life in 1888. Rev. G. E. Mize, of Alabama, has rendered twenty-five years of service, forming nearly 1,100 (1,089) Sunday-schools with a membership of over 70,000. He knows of at least 15 young persons from these schools who have entered the gospel ministry, and of 133 churches that have followed and grown out of the schools. ...

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