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Streams in the Desert

Fferings to the noble and eternal purposes of a loving and all wise God”Cowman often said “I didn’t write Streams God gave me streams” The title of her book comes from the old Testament book of Isaiah “The lame will leap like a deer and those who cannot speak will sing for joy Springs will gush forth in the wilderness and streams will water the desert” – Isaiah 35. 20152016 This little book of daily devotionals is an absolute treasure Typically I have a standout book during my reading year and this is definitely my highlight book for 2015 uite freuently I d find myself reading a whole handful of days at a time then re reading and re reading again as I pondered the words Full of scriptural insight and spiritual wisdom truth and encouragement I don t often add books to my favorites shelf but this is certainly a new favorite a gem to keep and revisitNote I purchased an older edition a 1974 hardback after finding that the newer editions including the e book versions have been modernized Unfortunately this modernization of language and scripture caused much of the clarity and beauty of the earlier edition to be lost

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Streams in the Desert is a daily devotional that was originally published by Lettie Burd Cowman in 1925 She was co founder of the Oriental Missionary Society later known as OMS International and eventually the One Mission Society and served as a Christian missionary in China and Japan from 1901 until 1918 until her husband’s declining health motivated them to return to the S. I read this every day along with My Utmost for His Highest and of course the Bible

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TatesWhen Charles’ condition failed to improve Lettie began writing Streams as a source of comfort based on the couples’ newfound hardship and continued fellowship with the Divine She never intended for the book to become famous though many still find a revitalizing connection through Streams because “it speaks so clearly to those who have difficulty relating their own su. A number of years ago I went to America with a steamship captain who was very devoted Christian When we were off the coast of Newfoundland he said to me The last time I sailed here which was five weeks ago something happened that revolutionized my entire Christian life I had been on the bridge for twenty four staight hours when George Mueller of Bristol England who was a passanger on board came to me and said Captain I need to tell you I must be in uebec on Saturday afternoon That is impossible I replied Very well Mueller responded if your ship cannot take me God will find some other way for I have never missed an engagement in fifty seven years Let s go down to the chartroom to pray I looked at this man of God and thought to myself What lunatic asylum did he escape from I had never encountered someone like this Mr Mueller I said do you realize how dense the fog is No he replied My eye is not on the dense fog but on the Living God who controls every circumstance of my life He then knelt down and prayed one of the most simple prayers I ve ever heard When we had finished I started to pray but he put his hand on my shoulder and told me not to prayHe said First you do not believe God will answer and second I BELIEVE HE HAS Conseuently there is no need whatsoever for you to pray about it As I looked at him he said Captain I have known my Lord for fifty seven years and there has never been even a single day that I have failed to get an audience with the King Get up Captain and open the door and you will see that the fog is gone I got up and indeed the fog was gone And on Saturday afternoon George Mueller was in uebec for his meeting by LB Cowman Aug17

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  • 09 June 2018
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10 thoughts on “Streams in the Desert

  1. says:

    This is the classic Christian devotional on suffering for good reason We suffer My sister suggested I read this 2 years ago when the props fell out from under me I read it almost daily for a year on a Kindle App It was sustaining This and the Psalms and coffee became the staples of my mornings One day I realized I could check off the ones I had read already in the app so I began doing that last November and now I am u

  2. says:

    I know I finished this a day early but tomorrow is going to be a busy dayFull of excellent inspirational thoughts this was a great daily devotional The author may be long departed but her words like the Good Book that inspired it ar

  3. says:

    I read this every day along with My Utmost for His Highest and of course the Bible

  4. says:

    Ms Cowman has compiled one of the finest devotionals I've ever read It seems to have a supernatural sense of my need on a particular day every y

  5. says:

    A number of years ago I went to America with a steamship captain who was very devoted Christian When we were off the coast of Newfoundland he said to me The last time I sailed here which was five weeks ago something happened that revolutionized my entire Christian life I had been on the bridge for twenty four staight ho

  6. says:

    This book has been my faithful companion throughout 2016 It has brought me so much comfort Easily the very best devotional I have read

  7. says:

    Volume One 78th printing Originally published in 1925 mine is from 1976 This devotional is unlike any other I've ever read It's a volume of spiritual refreshment Full of daily encouragement and inspirational Truth for each day of the year I lov

  8. says:

    20152016 This little book of daily devotionals is an absolute treasure Typically I have a standout book during my reading year and this is definitely my highlight book for 2015 uite freuently I'd find myself reading a whole handful of days at a time then re reading and re reading again as I pondered the words Full of scriptural insight and spiritual wisdom truth and encouragement I don't often add books to my favorites

  9. says:

    Awesome daily devotional highly recommend You will not be unhappy with this devotional It's a great straight forward and convicting at times inspirational at others

  10. says:

    Streams in the Desert is a powerful collection of meditations Christian writings and Scripture and remains one of the most beloved devotionals of all time This updated edition however offers even including Scripture Subject and Contributors IndexesAuthor L B Cowman thoughtfully and prayerfully chose the Scripture

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