Against the tide : the story of Watchman Nee by Angus Kinnear

By Angus Kinnear

With hundreds of thousands of books bought, studied and translated, Watchman Nee strongly prompted smooth Christian considering. A devoted evangelist and proficient 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 impressive existence and permit it encourage you to a brand new point of religion and dedication.

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It was this boy that I prayed for, and the Lord has given me what I asked. "3 God had found for Himself a watchman. 3 REVOLUTION DURING the years that followed, the Nee children increased to nine in all, five boys and four girls. After Kuei-chen, Kuei-cheng and Henry (Shu-tsu, who is Watchman) came George (Huai-tsu) and a third son, Sheng-tsu, who was to survive only to school days. After an interval two more girls followed, Tek-ting and Teh-ching, and finally two boys, Paul (Hong-tsu) and John (Hsing-tsu).

3 REVOLUTION DURING the years that followed, the Nee children increased to nine in all, five boys and four girls. After Kuei-chen, Kuei-cheng and Henry (Shu-tsu, who is Watchman) came George (Huai-tsu) and a third son, Sheng-tsu, who was to survive only to school days. After an interval two more girls followed, Tek-ting and Teh-ching, and finally two boys, Paul (Hong-tsu) and John (Hsing-tsu). As a junior official in the Maritime Customs, Ni Weng-hsiu's salary of 35 taels a month was not large.

Yet her religion still remained, she says, one largely of merit attained through good works. It was when she was nearing the top of the school that there returned to Foochow from training in Philadelphia a young Chinese woman doctor, Hu King-en, at that time only the second woman in all China to have graduated in Medicine. S. A. Her secondary school progress was such that, to her joy, the provisional answer was favorable. She therefore prevailed on her father to send her, in company with a school friend, to the Chinese Western Girls' School in Shanghai to improve her English.

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