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By Angus Kinnear

With thousands of books offered, studied and translated, Watchman Nee strongly inspired sleek Christian considering. A committed evangelist and talented Bible instructor, Nee stood opposed to the tide of chinese language Marxist atheism and Communism, and was once imprisoned for his religion. during this revised version of Nee s biography, examine his outstanding existence and permit it encourage you to a brand new point of religion and dedication.

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For the three or four dollars he so desperately needed he sold her, through a go-between, to a better-off family in the city who thought of bringing her up as a slave girl. But she was a lively child, and soon this family was approached, again through an emissary, by a merchant named Lin in a foreign firm in Nantai. His concubine was barren and desired to adopt her as a daughter; so again Huo-ping changed hands. In the providence of God the merchant, too, loved children, and here she found a home.

2 He had a gift for expounding the Scriptures for which, after his death in 1890, he was long to be remembered. It was when as a maturing young man his time came to marry that his big test came, for very few women in Fukien as yet believed in Christ and for him no local Christian girl could be found. Foochow folk of those days were extremely conservative and would on no account transgress custom to intermarry with those of another province; yet he must either look farther afield or compromise his testimony.

Chia Yu-ming was an outstanding Biblical scholar and convention speaker right up to his death at the age of over 90. And in an era when association with foreign missionaries was embarrassing and unpopular, men like Chang Lin-shen (True Jesus Church), Ching Tien-yin (Jesus Family), and Watchman Nee (Little Flock) headed movements independent of foreign missions and the traditional denominations. Wang Ming-tao maintained an individual independence without starting a separate movement and exercised a nationwide influence on the churches.

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