Tales from the Middle Kingdom, Stories of China

Genre:People group
Subject:China
Publisher:The Christian Book Room
Year:1900
Location:Shanghai
Library:Open Library
Online:https://archive.org/details/talesfrommid...

Scripture Testimony Index stories in this book

In the river near Canton, there are people who live alongside their entire families on boats. And as can be imagined, their state of living is deplorable, but yet, there are missionaries who have chosen to live like these people, just so they can reach the idol worshipping peasants with the good news of salvation.
Mr. and Mrs. Zing and their son, aptly nicknamed "Precious Jewel", paid the ultimate price for their faith in Jesus. Theirs was courage in the face of fear and a certainty about their fate even as they faced death.
Willis shares a very brief but utterly profound conversation between two missionary children on the power of God to keep his children safe from danger.
A grandmother who for so long had refused to accept the gospel finally does so after the death of her grandson. No longer was she sad for the great comforter was now her Lord and Savior!
However hard his persecutors tried, Wong refused to deny his Lord and bow to an idol. Even after he thrown into the river to drown, his first words upon regaining consciousness after being saved from the water was, “You say, idol; but I say, Lord Jesus.”
A dying wealthy man was led to Christ by the young boy attending to him and from total despair, the rich man received life, both in his body and in his soul. Today, both men are serving the Lord in different ways!
A poor woman was out to fetch firewood in the mountains when she got suddenly attacked by a tiger. In her moment of trouble, she remembered to cry out to Jesus Christ and was miraculously delivered from death!
For various reasons, Mrs. Koo was unwilling to heed to the instruction to go out and preach the gospel, even after she lost her job. But after one night's experience, she was ready to obey the Lord and has done so ever since.
A Chinese Christian farmer demonstrates love toward a bandit who robbed him of all his possessions. Living out Matthew 5:44 through an amazing variation of the Parable of the Good Samaritan, the farmer won the bandit to Christ.