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The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's

The Story of the Work in Hwochow

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,467 / 167 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.1
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 5,628
Added to site: 2008.11.12
mnybks.net#: 22609
Genre: Religion
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him, he accepted it as a revelation and at once prepared the medicine which proved successful beyond his highest expectations. After a time, men who had been delivered from the opium vice and led to Christ through the Refuges, were gathered into his home (which he called the Middle Eden) and trained for the work.

This community life for so large a number was only made possible by Mrs. Hsi's enthusiastic devotion. The extension of the opium refuge work was rapid and widespread, and necessitated frequent absences from home on the part of Mr. Hsi, during which time a heavy burden fell upon his wife.

Houses were rented in many towns and villages, and patients entering the "heavenly called refuges"[1] were numerous.

The burden of one city, however, lay heavily upon the heart of Mr. Hsi, and he and his household constantly prayed together that Hwochow might be opened to the sound of the Gospel; but funds which seemed essential for the initial expenses of the venture were not forthcoming. His it

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