Podcast #29 – Robert Morrison: A Publisher of Glad Tidings

One of the great accomplishments of Robert Morrison was his translation of the Bible into the Chinese language. As an early pioneer in the mission field, Morrison was observed closely by Catholic and Chinese officials. He was prohibited from teaching or preaching the gospel to any Chinese besides those who labored closely with him. God sovereignly used this to direct his energies toward translating the Bible into Chinese. Despite the outward frustrations to his translation work, Morrison must have known the promise in 2 Timothy 2:9 - but the word of God is not bound.  In this podcast we take a look at the hardship he faced while attempting to carry out the first complete translation of the Bible into the Chinese language.

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