Robert Moffat was a Scottish pioneer missionary to South Africa. During his life, he was mainly a missionary to the Tswana people. He was also instrumental in convincing fellow missionary David Livingston to come to Africa, rather than China. While we would not agree with all that he taught or believed in, his example of humble diligence is an example for us all.

It was twelve more years before his message bore the fruit of revival. Suddenly the meeting house was crowded. Heathen songs were not sung in the village and dancing stopped. Prayers came to the lips of the Bechuanas, and the songs of Zion were sung. They began to give up their dirty habits.

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