Personal Experiences of S.O. Susag

S.O. Susag
Personal Experiences of S.O.

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Title: Personal Experiences of S. O. Susag
Author: S. O. Susag
Release Date: December, 2004 [EBook #7038] [Yes, we are more than
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Edition: 10

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Minneapolis, Minnesota [Illustration: (S. O. Susag, his wife and
children, taken about 1898)]

This book of a few of my experiences is written to show how the
pioneer ministers worked, and how the Lord worked with them through
his Holy Spirit. One outstanding fact in those days, when even though
their training was limited, was their burning passion for souls shown in
labors, fasting and prayer, and a heaven-born conviction and zeal for
the truth. The Holy Spirit had revealed to them an unshaken faith in the
Word of God; a faith that would not waver in the most trying and, to
man, surprisingly unreasonable cases. My prayers are that this book
will bring faith and encouragement to many a soul who is seeking God
for help when all other help has failed.
I should not have waited so long before doing this writing, for because
of that waiting the incidents are not written in the order which they
should have been, and so many have been forgotten. Since many have
indicated an interest in my experiences, may this book as it goes forth
in Jesus' name bring honor and glory to God.
--The Author Year 1948

Ever since this book was first published for the author, S. O. Susag, by
the Standard Printing Company, Guthrie, Oklahoma, in the year of
1948, it has been in steady demand. These many testimonies of
outstanding answers to prayer have been an inspiration of faith to many
people, and they will continue to be an encouragement to every earnest
and honest seeker for an increase of faith in God's precious promises.
"Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever." Hebrews
In contemplation of printing this fourth edition, the undersigned
publisher contacted S. O. Susag's daughter, Mrs. Art Rustand (Goldie
Susag), and requested further information about her late father. In
February, 1976, she relayed the following notes of interest to the
"My father was born in Steinkjer, Norway, on March 28, 1862. He
came from Norway to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was in the store
business for a while. In 1892, they moved to Paynesville, Minnesota,
where they engaged in farming. After they moved to the farm he was
converted, and in the year of 1895 he received his call from God to the
ministry of the Word. He traveled as a missionary to the Scandinavian
countries for many years. He also served as pastor in Grand Forks, N.
D., and as an evangelist for years. In fact, at the time of his death,
which was in Culbertson, Montana, when he was 90 years of age, he
was traveling around holding services. His death was attributed to his
age. He was up and around until three days prior to his passing. At the
time of his death he made his home with his second wife in Medicine
Lake, Montana. He died on July 8, 1952, and was buried beside his first
wife (my mother) at the Church of God Cemetery near Wendell,
--Lawrence D. Pruitt Guthrie, Oklahoma, March 8, 1976
"And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead
them in paths that they have not known; I will make darkness light
before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto
them and not forsake
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