Robert Moffat

The Missionary Hero of Kuruman

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Author: David J. Deane
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,942 / 125 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 518
Added to site: 2005.03.16
mnybks.net#: 10017
Genres: Biography, Religion
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and. They were pious God-fearing people; the mother though holding a stern religious faith, yet possessed a most tender loving heart, and very early sought to instil into the minds and hearts of her children the love of God and a knowledge of the Holy Scriptures.

Of the early childhood of the future missionary very little is stated. In 1797 his father received an appointment in the Custom House at Portsoy, and in 1806 the home of the Moffats was at Carronshore, on the Firth of Forth. At this time the family consisted of four sons and two daughters, besides the subject of this memoir.

A glimpse of the interior of their cottage, during the long winter evenings, is given, which shows how the mother by her gentle influence may become the means of sowing seed, which shall spring up in after years bearing fruit a hundred-fold. The lads were gathered by the fireside learning to knit and sew, and while so engaged their mother, who took great interest in the missionary enterprises then carried on, read aloud, in

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