Podcast #30 – Sufferings and Joys of the Persevering Pioneer

On Robert Morrison’s tombstone it is written, “After a service of twenty-seven years cheerfully spent in extending the kingdom of the blessed Redeemer…he sweetly slept in Jesus.” Anyone familiar with Morrison’s missionary endeavors in China knows that he often met with privation and hardship. Yet despite his outward circumstances, Morrison’s life stands as a record of someone who enjoyed the secret reservoirs of grace. At the end of his life Morrison could say, “Yes, tired in the work, but not of it. I delight in the work.” In this podcast we take a look at the sufferings and joy of a persevering pioneer in China.

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