Letters and Manuscripts — Volume 13 (1898)


Lt 30, 1898

Sanderson, Dr.

“Sunnyside,” Cooranbong, New South Wales, Australia

April 28, 1898

Previously unpublished.

Dear Brother:

I address my brethren in positions of trust at the St. Helena Sanitarium, asking them to receive Brother Crothers, who has been president and general agent of the New Zealand branch of the International Tract and Missionary Society. He need careful and wise treatment. We feared that we should lose him, but the Lord has heard the prayers of His people, and has spared the life of our brother. He now feels that if he could get to the St. Helena Sanitarium, and rest awhile, then go on to Battle Creek, he would receive skill and attention that he cannot possibly receive in this country. 13LtMs, Lt 30, 1898, par. 1

We shall continue to feel a decided interest in this our brother. We shall present his case to the great Physician, who has done wonderful things in the cure of disease. Human skill, combined with the divine power of God, can do marvelous things. Give this faithful soldier of the cross of Christ all the advantages possible for his recovery. Do not neglect him at all. We do hope and pray that the Lord will raise him up to health, and restore him again to his field of labor. If he is called to work in America, we shall not object, but will let him labor where his health will be best secured. 13LtMs, Lt 30, 1898, par. 2

Leave nothing undone that can be done for Brother Crothers, for this is the highest missionary work that we can do. Make our brother feel that he is at home, and when he shall think best to move on to Battle Creek, help him on his way. He is a laborer together with God. 13LtMs, Lt 30, 1898, par. 3

I shall now leave this case in your tender, sympathetic care, and may the Lord bless you in your efforts, is my prayer. 13LtMs, Lt 30, 1898, par. 4