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What two women did for Japanese patients.

Hi, everyone.

I live in Kumamoto and can introduce about it.

Today I'd like to share a story with you.

It's all about what two women did for Japanes patients.

Some of you might already know this story.

Hannah Riddell came to Japan in 1890 as a missionary from London.

One day she went out to see cherry blossom with Japanese friends in Honmyo temple.

There she saw many lepers gathered under the trees to beg for money.

Hannah was shoked at seeing them and never forgot that scene.

Later she decided to establish the hospital which is called "Kaishun Byoin" and took care of them.

She made effort to do that and I think it was harder than I imagine.

Her niece, Eda Write helped Hannah and took over the work after Hannah passed away.

The many patients converted in the hospital.

Both of them devoted all their lives to the Lord and Japanes lepers.

This story reminded me of Act 3:1-8.

Peter said to the lame " I have no money at all, but I give you what I have."

Hannah and Eda were of noble birth but they did not gave money but gave what they have.

That's an amazing story !

Here's the homepage.

http://www.riddell-wright.com/

Please read it!

I visited the Memorial Hall and was very thankful to them.

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Comment by junko mori on October 12, 2010 at 5:59pm
Hi, Mami san!
Yes, Jesus did, is doing and will do amazing things for all nations and personal life.
I like to know christians' testimony so please keep writing what Jesus is doing for you.
Thanks!!
Junko
Comment by Mami Ghone on October 10, 2010 at 10:04pm
Hi Junko san, Thank you for your sharing. Jesus indeed has an amazing history in Japan too :)
Comment by junko mori on October 2, 2010 at 4:26pm
Thank you, Pastor Joseph. I'd like to do it for God's glory.
Junko
Comment by Joseph Ricohermoso on October 1, 2010 at 11:19am
Amazing story, Sis. Junko! Please keep telling us stories of God's work in Japan and in your life.
PJoseph

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