By Angus Kinnear
With thousands of books bought, studied and translated, Watchman Nee strongly prompted sleek Christian pondering. A committed evangelist and proficient Bible instructor, Nee stood opposed to the tide of chinese language Marxist atheism and Communism, and used to be imprisoned for his religion. during this revised version of Nee s biography, examine his notable existence and enable it encourage you to a brand new point of religion and dedication.
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Extra resources for Against the Tide: The Story of Watchman Nee
Just after passing through the Suez Canal, her ship anchored in the Mediterranean. There God met her, calling her to abandon her career and return to China to preach Christ to her people. She went to the ship's captain, into whose care she had been entrusted, and told him what had transpired. Thinking her out of her mind, he became angry; but she stuck so firmly to her request that at last he agreed to transship her to a liner returning from Marseilles. Back in Shanghai her reception by her incredulous family was no less cool, but her quiet testimony was so convincing that they had to recognize the hand of God upon her.
They are drawn upon again in the present volume. In the interpretation of events, the view I have taken owes much at several critical points to the mature spiritual wisdom of another servant of God. I refer to Watchman's friend from boyhood days, the late Mr. Faithful Luke. , from the following: T. Austin-Sparks, Hubert L. Barlow, David Bentley-Taylor, Joy Betteridge, Dorothy Beugler, Lena Clarke, Elizabeth Fischbacher, Theodore Fischbacher, Mrs. Nancy Gaussen, Doris E. Hinckley Herald Hsu, Hilda Holms, Victoria Holms, Mary Jones, Sophia Jorgensen, Stephen Kaung, Witness Lee, Gaylord Leung, Serene Loland, Faithful Luke, Leslie T.
For days she was in agonies of near despair. The lovely sea voyage home, with the vessel threading its way among the rocky coastal islands, was passed under a dark cloud of depression. In her heart she nursed a growing hatred for the mother to whom she owed her life, for now the residue of that life seemed in ruins. On her arrival home she was called in and formally given Nga Ung-siu's photograph and the betrothal gift that clinched the contract. By it she was irrevocably tied to this man she had never seen.