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3EX FOR GOSPEL IN ALL LANDS FOR 1899.

400

131 SOCIETY OF THE

UNITED STATES.

Christian Life and Death of Teacher

I EPISCOPAL Our Methodist Home Missions, 134,

Tai.......

lil EC'H.

133, 143 Mission Notes from Foochow........ 373

PAGE

Our Home Mission Field...

238 Chung king and Its Missions ........ 375

New Mexico English Mission..

Situation in China..

310

4

378

rents in 1808

New Mexico's Spiritual Needs...... 326 Opposition of a Chinese Oficial.. 381

The Outlook in New Mexico.

378

Methodist Workers in North China, 390

10

Ynent.....

Mission Clalms of New Mexico..... 481

Disposal of Ghosts..

408

r Managers,

Sorrowing Chinese Mother..

Street Scenes....

MEXICO.

: 2, 3:54, 382

424

Hsi-lo and the Lilies..

458

178, 522, 568 Methodist Mission in 1898...... 27, 379

Jim-of-the-True-God

401

Methodist Mission, January, 1899,

Recent Riots in Fukien Province.... 473

333

130, 131

fur Schools

Correspondence between Dr. Wm.

Hocheo Methodist Mission....

475

till Jissions. 333 Butler and President Diaz..

Reforms and Christian Education.. 495

238

521 Striking Contrasts..

409

Wheeling a Mother in a Wheelbar-

- EF

row.....

519

509 Twentieth Century Thank Offering. 469

a: Missionary Methodist Mission in Pachuca...... 499

INDLA.

556

Methodist Episcopal Mission in 1898. 78

I EPISCOPAL MIS.

SOUTH AMERICA.

Death of Mrs. G. K. Gilder...... 95

Methodist Missions in 1898

111

Bypaths of Mission Life

29

Dr. Hoover's Work in Iquique,

Session of South India Conference.. 129

Two Districts in Northwest India... 131

10 The Outlook in Chili..

Indoors and Out......

152

237 The Godavery District..

19

156

Power of Prayer Illustrated

20

Chili.

The Stolen Pice......

181

2010

21

Wm. ('arey...

210

Some Experiences of a Missionary 272

Its in 1898. 22

Needed Recruits.

233

Coquimbo Methodist Circuit

278

.23, 11

Allahabad District..

280

Religious Condition of Ecuador..

23

Khandwa Circuit..

282

The Gospel in Southern Chili 375

21

Mission Notes from Concordia...

Twentieth Century Thank Offering. 283

378

27

Neng Shouk, of Burma...

366

Mission Work in Argentina......439, 473

124

A Brilliant Hindu Lady.

372

V2.0 Mis

Conversion of a Hindu Family. 374

26

EUROPE.

False Faiths....

385

Baroness von Langenau, of Austria.

Baptism of a Hindu Holy Man...

1

Missionary Ladies at a Mela..

404

it looclow,

Reports of Methodist Episcopal Eu- Saving a Kurmi..

410

16

42. 228

ropean Missions..

Minor Religions.

416

Missions,

A Remarkable ('onversion in Italy.. 32 The Vedanta....

418

, 331, 383

Christian Giving in Italy.

32

An Hour on the Ganges.

420

471, 523,572 Notes from Norway....

Norwegian State Church..

35 Mt, Meru, the Earth, etc.

237

61

A Woman Redeemed.

423

The Gospel in Italy.

361

6+

Story of "Three Shells".

42

Religious Outlook in Italy

375

Incident in Italian Evangelization.. 381

Reported Decrease in India Mis-

sions....

426

.68, 128 Protestantism in German Switzer.

1898

70

Parsi Names.

427

land

429

72

Religions in Kashmir.

Hinduism

456

70

ASIA.

Story of Girl Life

462

78

Hindu Bathing Festival..

462

1808 81

Bible Work in the Philippines..

43 Endowment for Reid Christian Col-

81

Our Mission Field in Southern Asia, 138 lege

471

The Parsees

193 Medical Mission in Quetta

474

58.

87 A Tibetan Vllage and a Christian

Brahman Readers of the Bible. 474

89 Service..

221 Presbyterian Mission in Sikkim.... 475

93 A Mohammedan Sermon in Turkey. 226 Development of Christian Workers. 507

97 Story of an Arab Boy..

2:26 Within Four Walls...

511

1,111, 203, 379

Palestine and the Jews..

336 Reminiscences of Mission Work.508, 534

India... 131

A Mohammedan Sermon...

376 Cawnpore Training School.......... 529

138

Holy Places of Islam..

396 Hosur's Need and Plea .. ............ 571

150

What One Girl Did in Syria...

412

150

JAPAN,

193

CHINA.

Fire Worship in Japan.

39

230 Suffering Chinese Mother and Boy.. 38 Property Question in Japan.

40

233 A Manchurian Convert

38 Methodist Mission in 1898

61

237 Strange Conditions in China..

Beginnings of Methodist Educa-

Missions

Notes from Central China..

tional Work.

259

259 Foochow Anglo-Chi College..42, 228 Joseph Hardy Neesima..

341

.... 278 Hinghua and Its Methodist Mission. 54 Japanese Religions.

1 India 280 Early Days in Hinghua.... .57, 104 Harvest from Wayside Seed.

411

1....... 282 Foochow Conference in 1898. 66 Digging for America..

423

Tering, 283 Hinghua Mission Conference in Sendai District, Japanese Confer-

373

1898....

.68, 128

ence...

425

875 Central China Mission in 1898 70 Japanese School Children and the

lina... 378 North China Conference in 1898. 72

Emperor.

457

China. 390 West China Mission in 1898.

74 Mission Notes.

468

425 Mission in Chinkiang..

97 Reformation in Religion..

501

Hina... 475 Itinerations in West China.

101 Chinzel Seminary and Thank Offer-

481 Reminiscences of Work in Hinghua. 108 ing....

523

499 Street Chapel Experiences...

133

Tissions Family Life...

KOREA.

145

508, 534 The Empress Dowager.

170 Methodist Mission in 1898..

An Idol Sweating..

182 Mission Work in Wonsan..

95

517 Sowing Seed by the Wayside. 190 A Long Journey to Jesus..

180

... 529

A Helpless Idol....

227

First Korean Woman Doctor.

208

571 One Day of a Chinese School Girl... 227 Year 1898 in Korea....

112

Tr on a House Boat.........

The Clouds Rising..

MALAYSIA.

Chinese Christians and Idol

Athodist Mission in 1898..

76

Sico, by The Political Leaders of CIF

Lumpor

150

Leon- Heathen High Priest Bu

ors in Singapore.

190)

... 173

Christ...

he Anglo-Chinese School..

190

182

Chinese Conser

Ars Progress in Ipoh... 199

en bla.. 180

2 Penang..

230

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LIBRARY Leland Stanford, Jr. UNIVERSITY a 61967

INDEX FOR GOSPEL IN ALL LANDS FOR 1899.

12, 15

210

363

385

MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF THE

L'XITED STATES.

Christian Life and Death of Teacher

Tai.... Our Methodist Home Missions, 134, METHODIST EPISCOPAL

367

Mission Notes from Foochow. 373
CHURCH.

135, 143
Our Home Mission Field...
238 Chungking and Its Missions

375
PAGE
New Mexico English Mission.. 310

Situation in China.... Board of Managers in 1898.

378 4 New Mexico's

Spiritual Needs. 326 Opposition of a Chinese Official.. 381 Receipts and Disbursements in 1898

The Outlook in New Mexico.. 376 Methodist Workers in North China. 390 Appropriations for 1899. 10

Disposal of Ghosts.
Mission Claims of New Mexico...... 481

408 Organization and Government.

Sorrowing Chinese Mother.

423 Proceedings of Board of Managers,

MEXICO.
Street Scenes..

424 46, 94, 136, 188, 236, 284, 332, 382,

Hsi-lo and the Lilies.

458 476, 522, 568 Methodist Mission in 1898.....

.27, 379
Jim-of-the-True-God

461 Apportionments for 1899. 47 Methodist Mission, January, 1899,

Recent Riots in Fukien Province.... 473 Hopeful Outlook 333

130, 131
Hocheo Methodist Mission....

475 Appeal for $2,000,000 for Schools Correspondence between Dr. Wm.

Reforms and Christian Education.. 495 and Hospitals in Foreign Missions. 333

Butler and President Diaz....... 238

521 Striking Contrasts. Foreign Missionaries A, B, C.

409

Wheeling a Mother in a Wheelbarrow....

512 Foreign Missionaries D, E, F ..... 569 Twentieth Century Thank Offering. 469 Proceedings of General Missionary Methodist Mission in Pachuca...... 499

INDIA. Committee....... 556

Methodist Episcopal Mission in 1898. 78

SOUTH AMERICA. METHODIST EPISCOPAL MIS.

Death of Mrs. G. K. Gilder........ 95 29

111 Methodist Missions in 1898

Bypaths of Mission Life
SIONS.
Dr. Hoover's Work in Iquique,

Session of South India Conference.. 129 Africa in 1898

Two Districts in Northwest India... 131 Chili

42 Germany in 1898. 16 The Outlook in Chili.

Indoors and Out.. 237

152 Switzerland in 1898..

156 19

The Godavery District.
Power of Prayer Illustrated
Norway in 1898..
20

The Stolen Pice...

181 Chili..

210
Sweden in 1898..
21

Wm. Carey...
Some Experiences of a Missionary.. 272
Finland and St. Petersburg in 1898. 22

Needed Recruits.
Coquimbo Methodist Circuit.

278
Denmark in 1898.
23, 41

Allahabad District.

280 Religious Condition of Ecuador. Bulgaria in 1898. 23

Khandwa Circuit..

282 The Gospel in Southern Chili

375 Italy in 1898. 21

Twentieth Century Thank Offering. 283 Mission Notes from Concordia.... Mexico in 1898..

368 Mission Work in Argentina......439, 413 Neng Shouk,

of Burma.. South America in 1898.

A Brilliant Hindu Lady.

372 29, 124 Bishop Walden on European Mis

Conversion of a Hindu Family.

374 sions...

26
EUROPE.

False Faiths...
Notes from Central China..

Baptism of a Hindu Holy Man. 400

1

Baroness von Langenan, of Austria. Dr. Hoover in Iquique, Chili.. 42

Missionary Ladies at a Vela.

404 Anglo-Chinese College at Foochow, Reports of Methodist Episcopal Eu- Saving a Kurmi...

410 16 ropean Missions. 42, 228

Minor Religions.

416 Notes on Missionaries and Missions, A Remarkable Conversion in Italy.. 32 The Vedanta,

418 32

Christian Giving in Italy. 47, 95, 136, 188, 237, 285, 334, 383,

An Hour on the Ganges..

420 479, 523,572 Notes from Norway. Norwegian State Church.... 35 Mt, Meru, the Earth, etc.

421

237 Japan Mission in 1898.. 61

A Woman Redeemed

423 The Gospel in Italy

361 Korea Mission in 1898. 61

Story of "Three Shells".

424 Foochow Mission in 1898..

Religious Outlook in Italy

60 Hinchua Mission in 1898.. .68, 128 Protestantism in German Switzer: Incident in Italian Evangelization.: 3$i Reported Decrease in India Mis

sions

426 Central China Mission in 1898

Parsi Names..

427 land. North China Mission in 1898..

429 Religions in Kashmir. West China Mission in 1898.

Hinduism

456 Malaysia Mission in 1898.

ASIA.

Story of Girl Life North India Mission in 1898. 78

Hindu Bathing Festival... Northwest India Mission in 1898. 81

Bible Work in the Philippines... 43 Endowment for Reid Christian ColSouth India Mission in 1898. 81 Our Mission Field in Southern Asia. 138

471 Bombay Mission in 1898..

The Parsees
193 Medical Mission in Quetta.

474 Bengal Burma Mission in 1898.

87 A Tibetan Village and a Christian Brahman Readers of the Bible.. 47+ Unpaid Workers in India.. 89 Service....

221 Presbyterian Mission in Sikkim.... 475 Mission in Wonsan, Korea..

93 A Mohammedan Sermon in Turkey. 228 Development of Christian Workers. 507 Mission in Chinkiang.. 97 Story of an Arab Boy.. 2:26 Within Four Walls.

511 Our Mission in Mexico......130, 263, 379 Palestine and the Jews...

356 Reminiscences of Mission Work.508, 534 Two Districts in Northwest India... 131

A Mohammedan Sermon...

376 : (awnpore Training School... 529 Southern Asia Missions..

198
Holy Places of Islam..
396 Hosur's Need and Plea

571 Kwala Lumpor..

130
What One Girl Did in Syria.

412
Godavery District in India..
138

JAPAN.
Three Years' Progress in Ipoh.

192
CHINA.
Fire Worship in Japan..

39 Notes from Penang..... 230 Suffering Chinese Mother and Boy.. 38 Property Question in Japan.

40 Notes from Funchal..... 233 A Manchurian Convert. 38 Methodist Mission in 1898.

61 Methodist Mission in Norway 237 | Strange (onditions in China.. 41 Beginnings of Methodist Educa

1 Beginnings of Educational Missions Notes from Central China..

tional Work

259 in Japan 239 Foochow Anglo-Chinese College..42, 228 Joseph Hardy Neesima..

341 Coquimbo Circuit.. 278 Hinghua and Its Methodist Mission. 51 Japanese Religions..

406 Allahabad District, Northwest India 280 Early Days in Hinghua.... .57, 104 Harvest from Wayside Seed....... 411 Khandwa Circuit, West India.. 282 Foochow Conference in 1898. 66 Digging for America.

423 Twentieth Century Thank Offering. 283 Hinghua Mission Conference in Sendai District, Japanese ConferNotes from Foochow...

373
1898..
.68, 128 ence....

425 Notes from Chungking.

375 Central China Mission in 1898. 70 Japanese School Children and the Notes from Concordia, Argentina... 378 North China Conference in 1898..... Emperor

457 Work and Workers in North China. 390 i West China Mission in 1898.

74 Mission Notes.. Sendal District in Japan.. 425 Mission in Chinkiang.

97 Reformation in Religion.

504 Hocheo Mission of Central China... 475 Itinerations in West China.

Chinzel Seminary and Thank OfferMission Claims of New Mexico ..... 481 Reminiscences of Work in Hinghua. 108! ing....

523 Mission in Pachuca, Mexico.... 499 Street Chapel Experiences..

133 Reminiscences of India Missions Family Life..

145

KOREA.
508, 534
The Empress Dowager.

170 Methodist Mission in 1898. Mission in Madeira Islands... 516 An Idol Sweating.

182 Mission Work in Wonsan.

95 Methodism in Sendai, Japan.. 517 Sowing Seed by the Wayside. 190 A Long Journey to Jesus..

180 ('awnpore Training School. 529 A Helpless Idol..

First Korean Woman Doctor. 208 Hosur's Need and Plea..

571 One Day of a Chinese School Girl... 227 Year 1898 in Korea....
Trip on a House Boat....

2:28
NORTH AMERICA,
The Clouds Rising..

231

MALAYSIA.
Chinese Christians and Idol Taxes.. 231 Methodist Mission in 1898..

76 Report on Cuba and Porto Rico, by The Political Leaders of China 240 Kwala Lumpor

150 Bishop Ninde and Secretary Leon- Heathen High Priest Brought to Open Doors in Singapore.

19 ard...?

173 Christ.... A Brave Christian Indian....

274, Singapore Anglo-Chinese School.... 190 182 Breach in Chinese Conservatism. 309 Three Years' Progress in Ipoh....... 199 Medicine Man in British Columbia.. 182' Break Up of China...

358 Votes from Penang...

230

lege ....

101

118

552

AFRICA.

Value of Medical Missionary Work 344 G. C. Batcheller...
Methodist Missions in 1898...

12, 15

Roman Catholic Teaching Concern- J. L. Hurlbut, D.D..
A Mission Trip in Angola.

191
ing Protestantism....
350 C. S. Wing, D.D..

5
Notes from Funchal..

233
Why Give for Missions

352 Wm. F. Anderson, Ph.D
Help Needed for its Missions. 281 Religion as Related to Governments 372 Bishop Hartzell...

14
Outlook for Protestant Missions... 355

The Mission of Christianity.
372 Bishop Walden .

26
Trip into Central Africa....

364

Memoir of Bishop Newman.. .383, 478 | A. D. Vail, D.D.,
Destruction of Idols.

513
Jesus Christ of the Koran.
399 J. Mudge, D.D...

49, 337
Mission Work in Madeira Islands... 516 Disproportionate Giving

413 Rev. W. N. Brewster..

54
Missionary Life in Liberia...

519
The Great False Religions. 414, 415 Pagoda near Hinghua

55
520
Changes in Rhodesia...

421
Degradation of Heathenism..

Nathan Sites, D.D....

57
Four Ways of Giving..
432 Mrs. Nathan Sites

57
GENERAL
Missionary Literature.
433 Teachers in Chinkiang School

97
World-wide Evangelization..
437 Pagoda and Monastery

98
Mission to City Children
37 Missionary Impulse and Motive.

Rev. Chi Pin Hu and family

99
Bible Work in the Philippines...
43 Missionary Meetings.
449, 493 Chinkiang Boys' Institute..

100
Program of Missionary Concert. The C'se of a Penny..

463 (hinkiang Girls' School..

100
44, 91, 134, 183, 234, 276, 328, 371, Missionary Heroes.

464 Rev. Spencer Lewis..

101
414, 464, 514, 552 List of Missionary Biographies... 465C. W. Drees, D.D....

124
General Notes and Comments.

Memoir of Rev.Nathan J. Plumb 467, 478 Bishop Cranston and Missionaries at
48, 144, 287, 336, 430, 480, 520 Memoir of Dr. Daniel R. Lowrie...

Hinghua ....

128
Missionary Life in the Foreign Field 49 Memoir of Dr. Wm. Butler.... 477 Young Women of China.

145
The Missionary..
91 Home Work for Missions.
484 Chinese Boy

146
Conference of Representatives of Why is not the World Christianized 489 Ancestral 'Tablet:

147
Missionary Societies in New York 93 “Living Links" in Missions... 492 Worshiping before Ancestral Iablet 148
Christianity lifting People..... 96

Claims of Foreign and Home Mis- Chinese Mother and Children.. 149
Ecumenical Conference on Foreign

510 Gov'm't Building at Kwala Lumpor 150
Missions..
114, 431 The Missionary "Why?".

514
Our United States Mission Field..

Wedding at Kwala Lumpor... 151
The Work of Missions.
514 Parsee Merchant of Bombay

193
Giving, a Principle of Life... 120 Missionary Exercise for Two Girls.. 515 Parsee High Priest.....

195
The Law of Christian Giving. 122 Reason for Prayer for Missionaries 536 Parsee Cemetery...

197
Systematic and Proportionate Giv- A Layman's View of Consecration.. 537 Rev. Wm. E. Horley

199
ing
123 Christian Beneficence
540 Methodist Church alliol

120
Taking the Benevolent Collections.. 127 Plea for Systematic Giving.

547 Methodist School at Ipch

201
Methodist Home Missions.
134 Seven Rules for Christian Giving... 547 Bishop Thoburn ....

202
Recommended Books...

Dr. Wm. Ashmore of China...
549 Rev. Fred H. Morgan...

210
144, 192, 336, 384, 432, 528, 572 Heathen Theology.

650
Wm Carey..

211
Self-nutrition in Foreign Mission Christian Stewardship.

551 A Jew of Jerusalem.

213
Churches...
158 Charging Losses to the Lord.. 552 Native Hawaiian Girl

218
Obligation of Christianity.
162 | Businesslike Benevolence.

Arab Boy

226
Creating an Interest in Missions Jewish and Christian Giving

554 Workers on Penang District..

230
Among Pastors...
171 One Experience in Tithing..
554 Mrs. Clinton B. Fisk..

241
Missionary Methods.
183 Giving to God...:
555 Mrs. R. S. Rust..

246
Individual Missions....
183 Crippled Maggie's Gift
655 Mrs. D. L. Williams..

247
Missionary Administration.......... 184

Mrs. Esther Kim Pak and Hasband. 269
Aim and Theory of Missions. 184

Native Korean School
Plan for Raising Missionary Money 184

POETRY.
C. H. Payne, D.D...

285
Missionary Exercise for Four Girls 185 Worship of Christ.,

45 | Mrs. Cyrus D. Foss..

289
One Missionary Meeting...

186
An Eastern Legend.

45
Mrs. J. T. Gracey

291
World Saved by One and Ten....... 187 A Little Brown Penny

45 Mrs. H. B. Skidmore.

291
Missionary Prayer Meetings. 198 Victory Cometh...

45

Rev. E. G. Wellesley-Wesley. 341
The Christless Nations..

202, 234
Working with God.

53 Methodist Mission House at Chentu 345
The Jews of To-day...
21 "Go Preach my Gospel

92 Patients and Pupils in Nanking Hos.
The New Mormonism...
216 The Missionary Rewarded

93 pital and School.

347
Religious Condition of Hawaii... 218 Jesus Shall Reign.

134 Drs. Mary Stone, Ida Kahn, and Hu
True Method of Missionary Progress 219 Home Missionary Hymn.

King Eng..

359
Recitation for Six Girls

235
Light from the Cross..

187

Rev. M. C. Wilcox, Ph.D., and Two
Woman's Home Missionary Society Missionary Hymn..

234
Native Preachers...

373
of the Methodist Episcopal Church 241 Giving for Missions..

Brahman of India....
Attitude of Governments toward Those Millions Over There..

277 Hindu Idol Shop..

387
Christian Missions

251
The Cry of Africa.
309 Wall and Gate of Peking

391
Spirituality and Missionary Zeal... 266 The Glorious Day...

371 Isabella Fisher Hospital.

393
Religious Condition of Cuba... 273 | The True Life..

372 Pilgrims to Mecca..

397
Missionary Evenings...
275 Jaganath and Jesus..

Ravana....

417
Missionary Possibilities.
276 Hal's Investment for Missions. 422 Holy Man of India..

419
Recitation for Two Girls.
277 Thy Will be Done...

422 Hindu Idea of Heaven, Earth, Hell.. 421
Memoir of Mr. O. H. P. Archer... 284

Deathbed in North Africa..
513 People of Korea ....

443
Memoir of Dr. C. H. Payne....
285 Self-denial..
515 Rev. x. J. Plumb

467
Woman's Foreign Missionary So. The Primrose

515
Reid Christian (ollege

472
ciety of the Methodist Episcopal Blessing of the Saviour.

515 Hospital at Quetta
Church..

289
(ome Over and Help I's.
548 Dr. Thomas Harwood...

481
Teaching of Apostolic Missions 303, 328 The Joy of Giving..

551 "Special Gift” Teachers, etc

497
Methods of Arousing Missionary In- How to Give...

552 Rer. Benj S. Haywood.

499
terest..

306
Two Ways of Giving
553 W.F. M. S. Building at Pachuca

500
Restitution of All Things
314 What they do in China..
553 Mission Building at Pachuca

500
How Send Our Missionaries...
318

Boys' School at Pachuca...

501
Missionary Giving for Special Ob-

ILLUSTRATIONS.
Girls' School at Pachuca.

503
jects....
890

Dr. James L. Humphrey

508
Missionary Rallies and Conventions 326 Baroness von Langenau....

1 Zabur-ul-Hagg..

510
Tribute to Dr. William Nast.
335 Wm. V. Kelley, D.D.

Mission Building at Madeira,

516
Debt of Progress to Christianity,

A. H. Tuttle, D.D.
4 Congregation at Madeira...

517
337, 371 | John R. Curran

549

4 Dr. Wm. Ashmore.

271

135

385

422

JANUARY, 1899.

my life

BARONESS VON LANGENAU, OF VIENNA, AUSTRIA. (Baroness Von Langenau is a member and a liberal supporter of the Methodist Episcopal Church. She has founded a

Children's Home, and has given a fine bouse in the center of Vienna for a chapel and parsonage. -EDITOR.] THE HE editor of this magazine having asked For eight long years I gave myself up to

me to tell in a few words how I was led all sorts of religious and social works, toilto find peace in the blood of Jesus Christ, I ing like a slave, hoping thus to earn the declared myself willing to comply with his forgiveness of my sins, but it only served to wish, trusting that this short testimony of make me hard and self-righteous. My own mine will tend to glo

Church had given rify the never-weary

me a stone when I ing mercy and pa

asked for bread; the tience of our

superstition and idolheavenly Father

atry of the Roman toward his poor err

Church repelled me; ing children.

where could I turn The beginning of

to ? was very

But just when the brilliant, spent as it

anguish of my soul was at different Eu

had become almost ropean courts, where

intolerable, when life my husband repre

seemed simply unsented his sovereign,

bearable, God in his the Emperor of Aus

mercy directed my tria. My home was

steps to the small a happy one. I en

and humble hall joyed the good things

where the Vienna of this world, drink

Methodists woring deeply of its

shiped. There the pleasures; yet in the

way of salvation was midst of all these

preached clearly and gayeties there was a

forcibly; there I constant void in my

heard that Jesus heart which nothing could fill. The religious Christ, though willing to save all men, teaching of the Lutheran Church, in which would not save them without their own I had been brought up, had left my heart consent; that we must put ourselves on the unchanged, and no kind of creed, no doc- altar as a willing sacrifice, trust him as our trine, no Church, can satisfy the craving Saviour, and then get up and walk in a new of the soul thirsting for the touch of the life, endowed with strength from above. Saviour's hand.

I did as I was told. I trusted Jesus, and It was not long, however, before the a new, wonderful peace filled my heart. On brightness of my life was dimmed. My this 14th of March, 1890, I vowed to spend only child, a lovely and gifted boy, died in the remaining years of my life in my Masmy arms; my husband followed him after a ter's service. I know that he will enable me few years, and I was left a broken-hearted to keep that vow. widow, bowed down with an overwhelming The years that followed my conversion sense of God's wrath-deeply conscious of were full of persecutions and difficulties; my worldliness and sinful state, yet not our hall was closed for fifteen months, knowing where to find the peace I longed and everything was done to crush the whole for.

work; but in the spring of 1897 God inclined

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