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Streams in the Desert (original 1925; edition 1996)

by Charles Cowan

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Title:Streams in the Desert
Authors:Charles Cowan
Info:Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (1996), Paperback, 399 pages
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Streams in the desert : 366 daily devotional readings by L. B. Cowman (1925)

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Wonderful volume of daily meditations, connecting man to God. ( )
  phoenixcomet | Jul 9, 2012 |
本書內容大部分採自美國考門夫人所編。但本書乃是節取原著中之菁華,因此有些是節譯,有協則刪減,使之簡短​有力、字字珠璣,當中也另有增補進國內聖徒的著作。​
  OCMCCP | Oct 26, 2011 |
I have never had a daily devotional that I have been able to stick with throughout the year, until this one. This is a good devotional for those more trying days. ( )
  mytruecompass | Aug 12, 2011 |
For Christians who are experiencing trials and difficulties in their lives I highly recommend this devotional. As you struggle to understand God dealings with you, this book can help provide great insights and comfort that goes with them. ( )
  iancra | Nov 2, 2009 |
This is a wonderful devotional, and I love the author's incorporation of songs and poetry. She often speaks as though she's sitting right there with you, and her writing is so reassuring and hopeful. ( )
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Through waves, and clouds, and storms He gently clears the way.
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In the pathway of faith we come to learn that the Lord's thoughts are not our thoughts, nor His ways our ways.
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. . . In the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert. (Isa. 35:6)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0310210062, Hardcover)

In a barren wilderness, L. B. Cowman long ago discovered a fountain that sustained her, and she shared it with the world, Streams in the Desert -- her collection of prayerful meditations, Christian writings, and God's written promises--has become one of the most dearly loved, best-selling devotionals of all time since its first publication in 1925. Filled with insight into the richness of God's provision and the purpose of His plan, this enduring classic has encouraged and inspired generations of Christians. I heard the flow of hidden springs; before me palms rose green and fair; The birds were singing; all the air was filled and stirred with angels' wings. Now James Reimann, editor of the highly acclaimed updated edition of My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers, again brings us the wisdom of the past in the language of today, by introducing this updated edition of Streams in the Desert. With fresh, contemporary wording and precise NIV text, the timeless message of the original flows unhindered through these pages, lending guidance and hope to a new generation of believers. We never know where God has hidden His streams. We see a large stone and have no idea that it covers the source of a spring. We see a rocky areas and never imagine that it is hiding a fountain. God leads me into hard and difficult places, and it is there I realize I am where eternal streams abide. Day by day, Streams in the Desert will lead you from life's dry desolate places to the waters of the River of Life -- and beyond, to their very Source.

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Six editions of this book were published by Zondervan.

Editions: 0310210062, 031023011X, 0310484006, 0310221293, 0310282756, 0310285895

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