Streams in the Desert, Revised--Large Print Trade Paperback
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Number of Pages: 512
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 1.50 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
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Streams in the Desert: An Updated Edition in Today's LanguageL.B. CowmanZondervan / 1997 / Hardcover$8.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 89 Reviews
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Large Print Edition. For years, the beloved classic devotional Streams in the Desert has sustained and replenished Gods weary desert travelers. Now, bursting forth like a sparkling-clear river of wisdom, encouragement, and inspiration, this updated edition of Streams in the Desert® promises to revive and refresh todays generations of faithful sojourners, providing daily Scripture passages from the popular, readable New International Version-and modern, easy-to-understand language that beautifully captures the timeless essence of the original devotional.
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.
Jim Reimann has more than five million books in print in twelve languages, including the updated editions of Streams in the Desert and My Utmost for His Highest. He was a former retail executive and past chairman of the Christian Booksellers Association. As an ordained minister, Bible teacher, author, and expert on Israel, he hosted teaching tours of Israel and other Bible lands, which he offered through his website. www.JimReimann.com
GeGeArkansasAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5one of my most treasured books.October 8, 2015GeGeArkansasAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5i love this book so much. besides the Bible it may be my favorite.
smile 1015 Stars Out Of 5Streams in the DesertFebruary 19, 2015smile 101I love this devotion! It has been an encouragement and a strength!
Caroline Nolt5 Stars Out Of 5The Daily Devotion book, Streams in the DesertJanuary 31, 2015Caroline NoltQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I think this book is very good. It give me encouragement each day. The message each day speaks to me. It seems to be just what I needed to hear. It keeps me on track with life's ups and downs. I have purchased several at periods of time during the year and give them to those whom I think would enjoy and need them.
Joan5 Stars Out Of 5Gold Nuggets For Every SeasonOctober 4, 2014Joan"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver." [Proverbs 25:11]
Sometimes you just have to sit back and let yourself be amazed again and again at the good 'before-hand' of our great Lord! I'm sure L. B. Cowman never would have imagined the degree to which God would use her painful experiences to bless all of us --even to this day, long past her home-going. Streams In The Desert is the product of Mrs. Cowman gathering and compiling nuggets from the writings and oratories of Augustine, Phillips Brooks, Henry Drummond, Jonathan Edwards, A.B. Simpson, Emerson, Longfellow, Frances R. Havergal, Harriet Beecher Stowe and a host of others into one place for her personal healing and comfort. This gem has survived well beyond her death (her falling asleep) because it has been appointed by God for ALL our times --our seasons. We all need encouraging especially "in the night seasons". This is my third purchase for a friend and family who are going through or are coming through 'something'. But this little gem isn't just for the hard times. What a great gift to us, from the Lord through Mrs. Cowman,to help prepare us to faithfully FACE the painful time(s) coming into our lives, our homes, with our children or grandchildren. And, WHAT a gift to give!
As for the product. It's ribboned, it's housed in a beautifully soft walnut Italian, it's the right size for display wherever or to carry in a purse or business satchel or briefcase, backpack --whatever. At it's so readable thanks to Jim Reimann who has done a superb job once again by making the original work accessible to our 21st Century minds and eyes, without fiddling with Cowman or all contributing authors' work. For me (and maybe you will, too), I was introduced to some deep Christian thinkers of yesterday who I never met in print. This was another blessing on my purchase(s); I was encouraged to search out these saints of yesterday who've become new friends! Finally, CBD (for me) tops any price! They just continue to offer the best product for the best value. Five stars is my only option here to recommend this product highly. But it really gets SEVEN stars from me. Thank you for reading my review.
Kat5 Stars Out Of 5WonderfulOctober 2, 2014KatQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5A classic and still relevant. Not your normal 'feel good' devotional but rather a deep, mature guide to leaning on the everlasting arms.