Mary Slessor

the barefoot missionary by Elizabeth Robertson

Publisher: NMS Pub. in Edinburgh

Written in English
Cover of: Mary Slessor | Elizabeth Robertson
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Places:

  • Scotland,
  • Africa, West

Subjects:

  • Slessor, Mary Mitchell, 1848-1915,
  • Missionaries -- Scotland -- Biography,
  • Women missionaries -- Scotland -- Biography,
  • Scots -- Africa, West -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-108).

StatementElizabeth Robertson.
SeriesScots" lives
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2004/05748 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4023203M
ISBN 101901663507
LC Control Number2001409592

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Mary Slessor: Missionary Mother by Terri Kelly is an inspiring biography for all ages. It is a clear concise story of this woman who lived her life to share her beliefs to help others/5(22).

Mary Slessor Forward Into Calabar 'I'm not going anywhere, Mary mused. I'm twenty-seven years old. I work in a cotton mill twelve hours a day. God, Mary prayed, send me somewhere, anywhere, just send me to be a missionary.' God would indeed answer the prayer.

For 39 years, Mary Slessor would labor in love among the tribes of Africa's Calabar /5(38). While working in a cotton mill in Scotland, Mary Slessor () longed to be a missionary.

When God answered her prayers by calling her to the unreached, often dangerous, Mary Slessor book of Africa's Calabar region, Mary's faith, courage, steadfastness, and pioneering spirit were a brilliant example of the life and freedom found in Jesus/5(4). Despite the fact that Mary Slessor was a (humanitarian) servant and not a queen, this book gave a good account of her life (and service).

Its pattern is concise and very direct. It is full of succulent stories: an enjoyable way of evaluating the life of this determined woman. I only wished that it is a bit more elaborated than it s: 8. Mary Slessor's story is an ageless epic of a woman who would stop at nothing to reach the lost with the life-giving gospel of s: 1.

The work answers questions about the public Mary Slessor. It also looks at her private life. The author makes use of materials not found elsewhere, including Slessor's own writings and those of others of her era, reminiscences of her adopted Nigerian son, and assessments from contemporary sources.

Mary Slessor book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mary Slessor was a fiery young red head who lead a tough life. From the /5. Mary Slessor was a hero of the faith indeed - worthy to be ranked with those mentioned in the latter part of Hebrews chapter This book is a good summary of her life and mission service with an incisive assessment of her character, ministry and impact on both Calabar and : Christian Focus.

Mary died in Africa in and was buried in Calabar, near the mission where she first served. Fun Facts About Mary Slessor. Mary had blue eyes and red hair, which she wore very short. Mary was known as “Ma” and “the White Queen of Okoyong.”. Mary Slessor book Mrs. Slessor now left the factory, and for a time kept a little shop, in which Mary used to help, especially on Saturday afternoons and nights, when trade was busiest.

The girl was still dreaming dreams about the wonderful days that lay before her, but, unlike many others who do the same, she did her best to make hers come true.

Mary Slessor’s story in an ageless epic of a woman who would stop at nothing to reach the lost with the life-giving gospel of Christ. Mary Slessor was a hard working Scottish mill girl and an unorthodox Sunday School teacher, who, inspired by David Livingstone, became a missionary in Calabar, Nigeria, an area where no European had set foot before.

Despite several bouts of illness and constant danger, she lived with the tribes, learned their language, and traditions, earning. The Benge's book about Mary Slessor is enticing and horrifying all at the same time. Mary has always wanted to be a missionary and after her two older brothers die, she is the one that must put the Slessor name into the missionary records/5.

Mary Slessor grew up in the slums of Dundee in the 's. Industry was booming but housing was sub- standard and life expectancy was low.

Illness, disease and malnutrition killed many children before they reached the age of five/5(2). While working in a cotton mill in Scotland, Mary Slessor () longed to be a missionary. When God answered her prayers by calling her to the unreached, often dangerous, tribes of Africa's Calabar region, Mary's faith, courage, steadfastness, and pioneering spirit were a brilliant example of the life and freedom found in Jesus.

The Heroes for Young Readers series 5/5(2). The book The Queen of Okoyong - Mary Slessor was written by W.P. Livingstone. It was published in London and it is the ninth edition. It is a true story of adventure heroism and faith.

The author puts a big weight on Marys courage/5. Mary got her soft voice and loving heart. Mary was the second of seven children. Of her infancy and girlhood little is known. Her own earliest recollections were associated with the name of Calabar.

Mrs. Slessor was a member of Belmont Street United Presbyterian Church, and was deeply interested in the adventure going forward in that foreign field. and poverty, Mary, the second of seven children, found guidance in the example of a saintly mother, who, with rare courage and patience, kept the light of faith shining above the dreary sorrow of her lot.

In these facts may be found a clue to the secret of Mary Slessor File Size: 1MB. Mary Slessor was a hero of the faith indeed - worthy to be ranked with those mentioned in the latter part of Hebrews chapter This book is a good summary of her life and mission service with an incisive assessment of her character, ministry and Author: Bruce Mclennan.

Mary Slessor Merchandise Book: “The Barefoot Missionary” – Elizabeth Robertson One of the most remarkable women of her generation, Mary Slessor is achieving increasing recognition for her amazing life story.

A hard-working mill girl and unorthodox Sunday school teacher in Dundee, Mary had a fierce spirit and ability to stand her ground. Until reading this book, I had never heard of Mary Slessor. What a marvelous woman. She was truly a pioneer in the mission field in Africa, opening up the way for the Gospel to native tribes never before reached.

The reverence and love of the African men and women toward her is a testament of her own love and sacrifice for them/5.

Mary Slessor book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mary Slessor grew up in the slums of Dundee in the 's/5(3).

Mary Slessor--Everybody's Mother examines the era and influence of this extraordinary woman, who spent thirty-eight years serving as a Presbyterian missionary in Calabar.

The work answers questions about the public Mary Slessor. It also looks at her private life. Book Review Mary Slessor: Queen of Calabar.

Have you received Christ as your Lord and Saviour?. Find out how to do so on our page: Plan of Salvation _____. Tell others about Jesus, and live your faith like Mary Slessor did.

Mary Slessor was born in Aberdeen, moving to Dundee at the age of 11 in Her father was a shoemaker who lost his job due to an addiction to alcohol and eventually found work in Dundee's jute mills.

Mary's mother was a strongly religious woman who ensured that Mary attended church and that she kept up her education by attending school on a half time basis.

Mary Slessor: Forward into Calabar () While many missionaries died within months of arriving, Mary Slessor, the fiery mill worker from Scotland, labored for thirty-nine years among the unreached tribes of Africa's Calabar region.

And during her time living in Calabar, the locals came to both love and respect Mary. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of results for Books: "mary slessor".

Mary Slessor, a Scottish girl, patterned her life upon the career of the mighty David Livingstone. He was her hero. When the word came, "Livingstone is dead, and his heart is buried in Africa," Mary's soul thrilled at the challenge he gave, "I go to Africa to make an open door Do you carry out the work I have begun.".

Product Description Text book only, flashcards are sold separately see sku# Teacher lesson text to teach the five lessons on Mary Slessor.(Formerly Run, Ma, Run). The Christian Heroes: Then & Now series chronicles the true stories of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary deeds for his kingdom and glory.

God would indeed answer the prayer of the fiery, red-haired woman from Scotland. For thirty-nine years, Mary Slessor would labor in love among the unreached, often treacherous, tribes of Africa's Brand: Ywam Publishing. Soon Mary Slessor's soaked boots became impossible to walk in.

She took them off and threw them into the bush; then her stockings went, and she ploughed on in the mud in her bare feet. They had walked for three hours when, as the weather began to clear, Mary Slessor came out into a market-place for neighbouring villages.Mary Slessor: | | | |Mary Slessor| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

Mary Slessor: Forward into Calabar is part of the Christian Heroes Then & Now series by Janet and Geoff Benge, a collection of biographies focusing on the lives of men and women who have been moved by the gospel to reach out to the world around Benge writing team has also written the Heroes of History series, telling inspiring tales of men and .