You’ll Be Eaten By Cannibals!

6 Feb

Spoken to John Paton Missionary to the New Hebrides Ca. 1858, where both his wife and young son died. Upon hearing the old man tell him he would be eaten by Cannibals this is how Paton responded:

Mr. Dickson, you are advanced in years now, and your own prospect is soon to be laid in the grave, there to be eaten by worms; I confess to you, that if I can but live and die serving and honoring the Lord Jesus, it will make no difference to me whether I am eaten by Cannibals or by worms; and in the Great Day my Resurrection body will rise as fair as yours in the likeness of our risen Redeemer.

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