Contemporary Classic/Streams in the Desert by L. B. E. Cowman

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Few books ever attain such a widespread recognition and perennial appeal as Streams in the Desert. Now over seventy years since its first publication, this marvelous devotional by Mrs. Charles E. Cowman has established itself firmly in the ranks of the Christian classics. Written from Mrs. Cowman's rich experiences with life, from its dry wastelands to its well-watered gardens, Streams in the Desert is a legacy of faith and wisdom that is time-tested faithfully to the One who alone can slake their spiritual thirst. In the midst of today's fast-paced world, the wisdom of Streams in the Desert remains refreshing, relevant and trustworthy. Turn to it daily, tune out the clamor of living, and let these prayerful writings inspire fresh hope, confidence, and a deep awareness of God's presence in your life.

About L. B. E. Cowman

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L. B. Cowman worked as a pioneer missionary with her husband in Japan and China from 1901 to 1917, during which time they helped found the Oriental Missionary Society. When Mr. Cowman's poor health forced the couple to return to the United States, Mrs. Cowman turned her attention to caring for her husband until his death six years later. Out of Mrs. Cowman's experiences and heartbreak came her first book, Streams in the Desert, followed by its companion Springs in the Valley. During the next twenty-five years, Mrs. Cowman inspired several nationwide Scripture distribution campaigns and wrote seven more books. Finally, on Easter Sunday in 1960, at the age of ninety, Mrs. Cowman met face-to-face the God she had served so faithfully for nearly a century. SPANISH BIO: La Senora Cowman y su esposo fueron pioneros en Japon y China desde 1901 hasta 1917. Durante ese tiempo ayudaron a fundar la Sociedad Oriental Misionera. Cuando la mala salud del senor Cowman, Forzo ala pareja a regresar a Estados Unidos: La senora Cowman's Gira su atencion a cuidar por su esposo hasta su muerte. Seis anos mas tarde. Fuera de las experiencias y corazon quebrado de la senora cowman's vino su primer libro. 'Manantiales en el Desierto' seguido por ' Primavera en el Valle'. Durante los 25 anos que siguieron la senora cowman's inspira varias campanas mundiales de distribution de escrituras y escribio 7 libros mas. Finalmente el domingo de pascua del ano 1960. A la edad de 90 anos la senora cowman's conose cara a cara el Dios que ha servido muy fielmente por casi una decada.
Published January 13, 2010 by Zondervan. 384 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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