Adoniram Judson biographies, American Baptist missionary to Burma. Adoniram Judson, Jr. (August 9, – April 12, ) was an American Congregationalist and later Baptist missionary, who served in Burma for almost forty. Adoniram Judson. ( – ). Apostle of the Love of Christ in Burma by Eugene Myers Harrison. THERE IT WAS — the site of the historic Let-ma-yoon prison.

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Judson retired but sleep eluded him. Sarah died en route at St.

In six seminary students, with a petition drafted by Judson, succeeded in getting the General Association of Massachusetts Congregational to establish the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

From his pioneering efforts there eventually arose a Baptist Judsin community composed of Burman, Karenand other peoples amounting to aboutThe white brother, however, prized his Golden Book, or Book of God, and so, when juddson sailed away across the oceans, God greatly blessed him.

bjography On October 24,Ann died at Amherst now KyaikkamiBurma, a victim of the long, dreadful months of disease, death, stress and loneliness that had been hers for 21 months.

Before he had been in Burma fourteen years he buried Ann and all of his children. As I stood there I adonira the confident prediction Judson made inin his first tract for the Burmese people: Christianity Protestantism Missions timeline.

Judson had two master passions. Anticipating a meeting with Baptists at SerampurIndia, they made a study of Baptism while they were aboard ship and were won over to the Baptist point of view. As soon as her husband was released by the Burmese, Ann wrote that one good result of the war could be that terms of the treaty which ceded Burmese provinces to the British might provide opportunity to expand the witness of the mission into unreached parts of the country.

An intimate friendship developed between these two brilliant young men, with the result that Judson also became a bold exponent of infidelity, to the extreme mortification of his father and mother.


Most of the growth came from animist tribes, rather than from the major population group, the Buddhist Burmese. Judson lived to approve and welcome the first single women as missionaries to Burma. Abraham Judson, Aadoniram First Missionary. While living at Amherst, he became exceedingly burdened for the salvation of his boatman. Boundless in its breadth, Infinite in its length, Unfathomable in biotraphy depth, And measureless in its height. An epidemic of smallpox was raging unchecked through the city and little Maria was smitten with the dread disease.

Twelve agonizing months later, Judson and Price, along with a small group of surviving Western prisoners, were marched overland, barefoot and sick, for six more months of misery in a primitive village near Mandalay. What seemed to be a clever plan occurred to Ann: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Several months after her death inhe married Emily Chubbuck. The shock of learning the dying neighbor’s identity — and that Eames had led Judson away from the Christian faith into skepticism, but was now dead — returned Judson back to the faith of his youth, although he was already attending the Andover Theological Seminary.

The efficacy of the love of Christ!

While aboard ship en route to India, he did a focused study on the theology of baptism. The first Burmese pastor he ordained was Ko-Thah-aone of the original group of converts, who refounded the church at Rangoon. Warburtonand C.

Judson, Adoniram (1788-1850)

Judson’s deist views were shaken when his friend Eames fell violently ill and died. One of the most pathetic pages in the history of Christian missions is that which describes biographyy scene when Judson was finally released and returned to the mission house seeking Ann, who again had failed to visit him for some weeks.

Years went by without a single convert, biographh he refused to be discouraged. Help us improve this article! During the four-month voyage, the couple carefully studied the baptismal positions of the English Baptists in order to controvert the Baptist position; however, when they arrived at Calcutta, they adopted Baptist principles and were baptized by William Carey.

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The Life of Adoniram Judson I send you biograpyy, like Paul, as a witness to distant nations. Shortly afterward, Judson contracted a respiratory fever and, attempting to travel to a better climate, died at sea. The war was a rough interruption of the Baptists’ missionary work.

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Inseveral months after adonidam surrender, Burma pressed Judson into service as a translator for the peace negotiations. The wondrous love of Christ! The life of Adoniram Judson.

Upon Sarah’s death, Judson returned to his homeland after thirty-three years absence for his only furlough. In he adoinram the United Statesand on his return to Moulmein ; now Mawlamyine he completed and published his Dictionary, English and Burmese. With great tact and consuming zeal, he preached by the road side and dealt with inquirers. Will you heed the tender and imperious accents of the Voice of God?

Ann became desperately ill, and Judson expected her death momentarily. He came to the position that believer’s baptism was theologically valid and should be done as a matter of obedience to the command of Jesus Matthew In the exigencies of death, as in the ordeals of life, Ephesians 3: Their third child died six months later. The love of Christ! Due to the double strain of concern for her imprisoned husband and the suffering baby, Ann found herself unable to nurse the little one.

Ina second single woman, Eleanor Macomber, after five years of mission to the Ojibway Indians in Michiganjoined the mission in Burma. Judson Harmona former Governor of Ohiowas aodniram after him. His contemporaries considered Judson one of America’s greatest missionary leaders, and his colorful adventures, publicized in press and pulpit, helped stimulate the missionary spirit in Protestant America.

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