Your son has been killed
From Voice of the
received the terrible message that day. His
missionary son, William, had built a small school on the
Tibetan border where he had been teaching God’s Word to
children. William’s father lived nearby and
immediately rushed to the school after receiving the
news. As he looked around, the memories of his son’s
ministry flooded his mind.
traveled four thousand miles a year on horseback to
share the gospel with the people of Tibet. Muslim
fanatics had slaughtered fifty thousand people in one
Tibetan city, but even this did not scare his son away.
the trials, the loneliness, the heartache, the pain,
the cold and fatigue of the long road, the
discouragement and all the bereavements,
temptations, and testing seemed not worthy to be
compared with the glory and joy of witnessing these
‘glad tidings of great joy.’ ”
William’s father walked slowly
through the destroyed school and found his son’s mangled
body lying on the floor. He later learned that a horde
of Muslim army deserters had attacked the Christian
school, showing its founder no mercy.
As a missionary
himself, Mr. Simpson was very proud of the example of
Christ William had been to others. Under his son’s body
was a piece of paper smeared with blood. He gently
picked it up and read the fitting words, “In
Remembrance of Me.”
Jesus said, “Take, eat; this is My body which
is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”
sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and
they follow Me. And I give them eternal life,
and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone
snatch them out of My hand."
The God-Given Love of North Korean
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