CHINA: Undercurrent of Joy

A Paterson, N. J. evangelist had a letter last week from his missionary son in China. John C. Stam wrote of the menace of Communist-bandits and enclosed a poem which, he said, expressed his own feelings about them:

Afraid? Of what?

Afraid to see the Savior's face?

To pass from pain to perfect grace?

The glory gleam from wound of grace?

Afraid of that?

By the time Father Stam read the letter, Son John and Son John's wife had, in fact, "passed from pain" at the hands of Chinese Communist-bandits.

Typical of the plain-living, courageous...

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