Mission Photograph Album - Japan - O.P. #01 Page 0104
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44133 Kamematsu Oki Omuta, Kyushu, Japan - a converted Christain.
64945 Col. Hirayama Haruhisa, Student of Aoyama Theological School, Tokyo,
aged 46 years. Desires to become a preacher of Meth. Church. Works as an
evangelist with tongue and pen. Holder of Order of the Golden Kite was
wounded in Russo-Japanes War. Was General Staff Officer in headquarters of
General Kuroki. Was retired in 1916 from standing army. He believes that
it was because of his Christian Faith. Now appointed by the Japanese
Y.M.C.A. with Dr. Nitobe on the commission to carry funds and a message of
cheer and fellowship to the soldiers of the Allies in France.
69222 Baron Morimura Ichizaemon, Tokyo. Writes, "Altho I have gained
wealth and fame as a foreign trade merchant in my 82 years, I believe that
the most successful step I have ever taken was when I became Christian at
the age of 80." The Baron in many times a millionaire. He was baptized
recently by a convered murderer Y. Kochi. This criminal spent 23 years in
prison, was converted and has been for many years one of the great
evangelistic forces in Japan.
69649 Nagao Hampei, Tokyo, at his office desk in the offices of the
Imperial Railroad. His testimony; "Faith without works is dead." - Feb. 6,
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