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John G. Paton:  Missionary to the Cannibals of the South Seas
Schlehlein, Paul

John G. Paton: Missionary to the Cannibals of the South Seas

ISBN: 9781848717657
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Table of Contents
Introduction: The Haunts of Savagery
Part one - PATON'S LIFE The Early Years The Painful Years The Fruitful Years The Final Years
Part two - LESSONS FROM PATON'S LIFE Paton's Godly Home Paton's Clear Calling Paton's Undaunted Courage Paton's Pensive Risk Paton's Gospel Strategies Paton's Relentless Evangelism Appendix A: Timeline 


'I am grateful to Paul Schlehlein for providing a new look at the life and ministry of John G. Paton. Early in my life I was enduringly impacted by Paton's autobiography edited by his brother, James. The story was a stunning account of dedication, desperation, sacrifice at the most extreme level, and selfless love to Christ. I was marked for life by the amazing missionary adventure and the far reaching and lasting gospel impact of that one man empowered and protected by the Holy Spirit. In this age when giving a trophy to everyone is standard, and when minimal Christian dedication is celebrated, all believers need to go back to the past to see what true devotion to Christ and the gospel really looks like. You will see it in John Paton.' - JOHN MACARTHUR

'Few books are more inspiring to the Christian reader than a compelling missionary biography. This book is no exception. Paul Schlehlein has given us a heart-moving, soul-stirring survey of the life and labours of the famed missionary to the flesh-eating cannibals of the South Sea Islands, John G. Paton. Paton's zeal for reaching this remote people group with the good news of the gospel will both encourage and motivate you in your own Christian walk. These pages will challenge your commitment to Jesus Christ and intensify your zeal to live for the glory of God. You simply must read this book and, by God's grace, learn the lessons Paton's extraordinary life sets forth.' - STEVEN J. LAWSON

Additional Information:

Cover: Softcover
Number of Pages: 180
Publisher: Banner of Truth Trust
Publication Date: 2017