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A Ribband Of Blue

Auhtor: J Hudson Taylor

Language: english

Genres:

religion
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Review by A. Dent, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Ribband Of Blue':

A Ribband Of Blue by J Hudson Taylor. The Kindle edition of J. Hudson Taylor s classic work. Taylor is considered one of the greatest missionaries to serve China he spent 51 years in the country and is responsible for bringing over 800 missionaries into the country who in turned began 125 schools and directly resulted in the conversion of 18 000 people to Christianity. Taylor was known for his sensitivity to Chinese culture and zeal for evangelism. He adopted wearing native Chinese clothing even though this was rare among missionaries of that time.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Ribband Of Blue':


... The people were not to imagine that sin was not sinful if it were unconsciously committed. Man's knowledge and consciousness do not make wrong right ...
... But it is the will of GOD that there should never be a cloud between His people and Himself and that, as the Israelite of old, wherever he went, ...
... witnesses we are. May the life we are living be characterised by the growth in grace which will glorify GOD and may tell-tale faces, and glad hearts, ...
... believer has so much better counsel that he no more needs than condescends to accept the counsel of the ungodly. And, more than this, the wise child ...
... Now, forsooth, the Scriptures themselves are called in question, and the very foundations of Christian faith are abandoned by men who would fain be ...
... which reveals the coarseness and blemishes of the works of man only shows more fully the perfectness of GOD'S works, and brings to light new and unimagined ...
... all the more conspicuously because of the naked branches around. The life within is too strong to fear the shortened day, the cold blast, or the falling ...
... the air poisoned by the breathings of animal life. Well, too, is the tree repaid for all that it gives out through its leaves. The thin stimulating ...
... subordinate spirits of evil who are evidently under the control of Satan had in vain tried ordinary means of temptation with the patriarch. Probably ...
... history of Job: the great accuser, having no fault to find with his character or life, insinuates that it is all the result of selfishness. Doth Job ...
... will curse Thee to Thy face. Receiving further permission to afflict him bodily, but with the charge withal to save his life, Satan went forth from ...
... dust and ashes. Then, when he prayed for his friends, the LORD removed the sorrow, restored to him the love and friendship of those who previously ...
... because she thought Solomon poor and needy, but because she knew of his magnificence she sought to bring gifts worthy of his royal dignity, and so coming ...
... shall be irksome, that as His witnesses we can return to the quiet home side, or to the distant service among the heathen, with hearts more than glad, ...
... a stranger to the commonwealth of Israel, but by marriage with an Israelite was brought amongst that people. On the death of her husband, she still ...
... Christian life always began where the life of CHRIST ended, at the Cross and that its true development is towards the cradle, until the child of GOD ...
... the Kingdom of GOD, and His righteousness, all these things shall be added unto us. So that we have no need to be anxious about to-morrow. It is quite ...
... be carried out. As believers, we claim to have been crucified together with CHRIST and Paul understood this, not merely imputatively but practically. ...
... and claim his rights over his fellow. And is not this principle of non-assertion, this aspect of self-denial, a far-reaching one. Did our LORD claim ...
... us home and this He will do whether we serve Him here or there. To know and to do His will-this is our safety this is our rest. Sweet are his promises-grace ...