John G. Paton, Missionary to the New Hebrides
by John Gibson Paton
Scripture Testimony Index stories in this book
John G. Paton's mother asked him and his siblings to go to sleep hungry, telling them she had faith that God will answer her prayer and send them food in the morning, which He did.
Namuri, a Christian man whose influence was increasing among the heathens is attacked again by a sacred Priest - dying, he prayed to Jesus to forgive his killer and to bring the Tannese community to love and follow Jesus.
John Paton was out working when he suddenly found himself surrounded by a party of armed heathen men. With nowhere to run to, John remembers the words of Jesus: "Whatsoever ye shall ask in My name, I will do it" - consequently, his faith grew and he prayed for his safety; and was saved from the hands of his enemies.
When a company of Miaki's men attacked a mission house with the intention of killing the missionaries, they prayed and boldly trusted God who delivered them by sending a mighty wind and rain.