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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Digital Texts Conant, Mrs. Helena on September 1, When a member of the Mission Board in America wrote, deploring the lack of results, and inquired concerning the prospects, this intrepid ambassador of Christ replied, “The prospects are as bright as the promise of God.

The love of Christ! In he visited the United Statesand on his return to Moulmein ; now Mawlamyine he completed and published his Dictionary, English and Burmese.

Copyright The Columbia University Press. Henceforth he was magnificently captivated by adojiram love of Christ as he explored the mystic meaning and the abounding fullness of its fourfold dimension — its breath and length, its depth and height.

And, as Judson saw other prisoners biogrzphy out to execution, he lived in terrifying suspense and was able to say with Paul, “I die daily.

Ruffians were plundering every white man’s house. Translated into Burmese by Adoniram Judson. English text is at the bottom. Being a missionary meant, to Judson, just one thing: Biograpgy befriended the wife of the viceroy of Rangoonas quickly as she did illiterate workers and women. He soon founded a Myanmar churchestablished schools, and trained preachers.


Retrieved 28 November Having come in contact with the Karens, a race of wild people living in remote and almost inaccessible jungles, Judson longed for the opportunity of winning a Karen for Christ and thus reaching his race. Their ancient oracle traditions, handed down for centuries, contained some startling echoes of the Old Testament that some scholars conjecture judwon linkage with Jewish communities or possibly even Nestoriansbefore their migrations from western China into Burma perhaps as early as the 12th century.

Internet URLs are the best. Finally for three long weeks she did not appear; but, upon her return, she bore in her arms a newborn baby to explain her absence.

Adoniram Judson – First Missionary from the United States

They had a daughter born in I suppose I should go to his assistance, but what could I say that would help him? Apologetically, the landlord explained that, only one room adohiram vacant, he would be obliged to put him next door to a young man who was extremely ill; in fact, probably dying. But “the love that never fails” sustained him.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. However, since those predecessors did not remain long, and Judson also translated the Bible into Burmeseas well as established a number of Baptist churches in Burma, Judson is remembered as the first significant missionary in Burma, as well as one of the very first missionaries from America to travel overseas.


Adoniram Judson

He accommodated to some Burmese customs and built a zayatthe customary bamboo and thatch reception shelter, on the street near his home as a reception room and meeting place for Burmese men. 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.

Bible, the sacred scriptures of Judaism and Christianity.

While aboard ship en route to India, he did a focused study on the theology of baptism. This was due, in part, to the radical difference in structure between Burmese and that of Western languages.

Adoniram Judson is still the voice of God, calling us to pray, witness and sacrifice. There was now just one place that beckoned him. Judson was still so ill she had to be carried in a stretcher! Views Read Edit View history. At times mistakenly referred to as the first Protestant missionary to Burma, he was in fact preceded by James Chater and Richard Mardon who both arrived in as well as by Felix Carey.

In juddson projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. At this time of acute spiritual struggle, when his mind was filled with the dark clouds of infidelity and his soul enveloped with the black darkness of sin; he turned to the Word of God.