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ISBN10: 0548651280 | ISBN13: 9780548651285

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... Therefore are they before the throne of God."-- Revelation. CHAPTER XXVII. INDIAN CHAEACTEES AND TEIUMPHANT DEATHS. At Simpson lived Adam or "Weeske-sha-nates." He was well up in years when the Gospel came. As a heathen, he had always been one of the most active and daring, a leader in the dances and a great singer of the heathen songs. He seemed to delight in the various rites, and painted in the most fantastic way. When he became a Christian, he showed the same earnest zeal. He was one of the first converts and his religion was of a practical kind. His happy experiences and earnest prayers were a blessing to hear. He was always ready for any good work. For several months in the summer he used to go to Kinneemush about twenty miles from home to a salmon fishing camp, where he had a small garden. A number of people camped there, and some would also come from the heathen villages along the Naas to catch and dry salmon. It seemed to be Adam's work to shepherd this little flock every summer. We found one season that he had kept the service going three times every Sunday for thirteen weeks. During most of the time he preached from the same text and they said he had something new to tell them every time. Adam loved his Bible; and conscientiously gave a tenth to God's cause. By faithful study, this old man became well acquainted with parts of Bible history, and especially with the life and sayings of Jesus. He was among the first to take down his heathen house and fit up his home after a civilized fashion; but he used the largest room for class and prayer meeting and held it sacredly for that purpose, while he and his wife managed to keep themselves comfortable as best they could in the rest. Between the afternoon and evening services on...

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