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Timothy Stunt said ...

From the USA, Mr and Mrs Davies came in 1920 to Kerala, India where they engaged in missionary service for many years (W.T. Stunt et al., Turning the world upside down [Bath: Echoes of Service 1972] p. 120).  Timothy Stunt.

Saturday, Aug 1, 2020 : 05:28
Samuel said ...
Recently the collected writings of JMD have been issued in three volumes. see https://www.preciousseed.org/article_detail.cfm?articleID=3932
Unfortunately however, I don't think they are currently available due to the (hopefully temporary) issues affecting the publisher, which ought to be resolved soon so that supplies may again be forthcoming. The website http://scriptureteachinglibrary.com/books/ informs us that supplies of books are now exclusively through Ards Evangelical Bookshop https://www.ardsbookshop.com
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 : 04:29
Marty said ...
John Matthias Davies was born into a Baptist family near Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, South Wales in 1895. Affectionally known as 'JMD', he studied at the Llandilo County School, and then entered Government service. He emigrated to the U.S.A. in June 1914.
He professed faith in Christ when 15, but through lack of spiritual help, his Christian life was not at all satisfactory. In the over-ruling providence of God, he was brought into contact with a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute during the winter of 1914-15, while staying on a farm in Potomac, near Missoula, Montana. That winter was a turning point in his life. He entered the Moody Institute in 1915, graduating in 1917, and afterwards attended Wheaton College. In 1920, along with his wife, he left to serve the Lord in Kerala State, South India. After acquiring proficiency in the language, he preached extensively through the area, both evangelizing and ministering at the many annual conventions, which are a special feature of the work in Kerala. He also spent some months in Madras, and has preached in Bombay, New Delhi and other cities.
While on furlough, he has ministered in all parts of the British Isles, in Canada and the U.S.A., in the Middle East, and in various parts of Africa. In 1962, he left India to engage in ministry wherever the doors opened.
Mr. Davies has for many years been a contributor to periodicals circulating in India, the British Isles and the U.S.A. He has written several books and booklets, the latest being, "Pentecost and Today", an examination of Tongues and Healing. His two short commentaries on 1 and 2 Corinthians written for the Evangelical Fellowship of India has been translated into three of the Indian vernaculars.
He was called into the Lord’s presence from Vancouver, Canada in 1990 at the age of 95.
Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 : 06:54


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