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Amy Carmichael: Can Brown Eyes Be Made Blue? A Little Lights BookCatherine MackenzieChristian Focus / 2006 / Hardcover$5.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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When Amy Carmichael was a little girl she had begged God to give her blue eyes. When she kept looking in the mirror and seeing brown eyes, she thought that God didn't answer her prayer. But God knew there were other children with brown eyes who needed help. Amy learned that God always answers prayer, and He always does what it best. She also learned that blue eyes were not the eyes of India--but Amy's brown eyes were! Recommended for ages 4 to 7.
Amy Carmichael was a brown-eyed bundle of energy. No one realized that this young British girl's spirit would one day be used of the Lord to care for thousands of Hinduchildren on the other side of the world.
The Torchlighters Series: The Amy Carmichael Story, DVDVision Video / DVD$7.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
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Little Preena wonders how she will ever find a way out of the temple, where she is held against her will. Amy is consumed by the awful truth she has learned about the plight of the "temple girls." Will Amy's faithful determination be enough to free Preena from the powerful customs and superstitions that keep her hostage?
Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes from Christian history. When kids see what God can do through a "Torchlighter" who is devoted to carrying out His will and purposes, they too may want to carry a torch of faith by serving Him. Approx. 30 minutes.
- English and Spanish languages with optional English subtitles
- 30-minute documentary, abridged from the program "Amy Carmichael: Mother to the Motherless"
- Comprehensive leader's guide with lesson plans, background information, and more
- Reproducible student handouts, including discussion questions, puzzles, coloring pages, and more
Amy Carmichael was one of the great spiritual writers of this century, possessing a breadth of vision that transcended barriers of churchmanship and of culture. From India, where she made her home, she wrote prolifically: pratical accounts of her work for children at Dohnavur alternated with books of spiritual guidance born of a life steeped in prayer and the Scriptures, and influenced by her wide-ranging reading of past Christian writers.
The Christian Heroes: Then & Now series chronicles the true stories of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary deeds for his kingdom and glory.
Driven by love and compassion, and sustained by faith and determination, Amy Carmichael defied the cruel barriers of India's caste system. The story of this young woman from Northern Ireland is a brilliant, sparkling example of God's love generously poured out to "the least of these among us."
For ages 10 and up.
When Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) was a young girl in Northern Ireland, an encounter with a poor girl her age made her vow to help others when she grew up. That's just what she did. Amy's legacy of rescuing hundreds of women and children, first in Irish slums and then in India, is a stunning reminder of the impact of one person who will fear God and nothing else can have.
The Heroes for Young Readers series introduces younger children to the lives of Christian heroes. Perfect for read-alouds or early independent readers, children will love the captivating rhyming poems and color illustrations. Recommended for ages 5 to 10.
Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems Audiobook on CDJanet Benge, Geoff BengeYwam Publishing / 2012 / Compact disc$15.99 Retail:
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This audiobook version Christian Heroes: Then & Now: Amy Carmichael is the perfect companion for long car trips or quiet-times at home.
This inspiring biographical story looks at the life of Amy Carmichael. Driven by love and compassion, and sustained by faith and determination, Amy Carmichael defied the cruel barriers of India's caste system. The story of this young woman from Northern Ireland is a brilliant, sparkling example of God's love generously poured out to "the least of these among us."
Approximately 5:03 hours on 5 CDs.
Early in her life, Amy was called to the Lord's work. She never hesitated to answer Him. After extensive mission work in her native Northern Ireland, Amy set off to distant shores. She longed to be in China where many of her missionary friends had gone to spread the Gospel and help those in need, but the Lord had another plan for Amy. She would soon find herself in the mysterious land of India where the suffering was great and where her faith would be tested to the utmost - a place called Dohnavur, where God's love truly exists. Running time approximately 50 minutes, color and black and white.
Amy Carmichael, was born in 1867 in the village of Millisle, Ireland, and gave herself unconditionally to Christ. She went first to Japan but was told she could not withstand the climate. Following a short term in Ceylon, presently Sri Lanka, she landed in India in 1895 and remained there without a single furlough until she died on January 18, 1951. Her selfless life and service is an inspiration to anyone interested in Christian missions.
A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy CarmichaelElisabeth ElliotBaker Books / 2005 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
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A vibrant portrait of Amy Carmichael-one of India's most beloved missionaries. Follow the journey of a courageous Irishwoman who spent 53 years in South India without furlough, earning the nickname "Amma" or "Mother" from the underprivileged children she regarded as God's jewels.
Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) was a missionary and author who spent over fifty years of her life--without returning home--serving mainly low caste girls and boys in South India. Iain Murray's concise biography provides an enlightening and moving account of her remarkable life and love for her Saviour, as well as perceptively drawing lessons from it.
In 1903 Amy Carmichael risked her missionary support and shocked the Christian community with the publication of her book Things As They Are. Unlike many before her, Amy refused to sugarcoat her experience as a missionary in India. She wanted her readers to get an accurate picture of the desperate plight of some of the Indian people as well as the tremendous challenges that missionaries were facing. However, Amy's most shocking revelation was the plight of the temple girls, who were doomed to a life of abuse as they were "married" to the gods of the land.
Amy Carmichael's heroic life of service has inspired countless others to sacrificially spread the Gospel, while caring for people in need. Learn more of her amazing story through this in-depth look at her life and ministry. Follow Amy's story from her childhood experiences with prayer through her years of faithful ministry and on to the establishment of The Dohnavur Fellowship, an organization which continues to serve the India Amy loved. Approx. 87 minutes.
"From the Publisher:" Arriving in India, Amy Carmichael sees little children married to pagan priests for temple prostitution. Amy rescues these children and provides a safe, healthy home for them.
Compiled by Bee Trehane, Fragments That Remain is a compilation of notes and letters left behind by Amy Carmichael, after her death in 1951. Drawing from her many years as a missionary in countries such as Japan and India, Carmichael has left us words of inspiration, encouragement and guidance. In Amy's own words: "If to all our Lord asks of us-obedience, confidence in His love, guidance, purposes-we answer instantly, Yes, Lord, then there is nothing to hinder Him from using for our relief and help those eternal forces that are at His command. Limitless power is ours to use if we only know how, and if there is nothing in us to prevent its flow."
Amy Carmichael was born at Millisle, in County Down, Northern Ireland, on December 16, 1867. In 1895 opportunity to go to India presented itself. This she eagerly accepted, and never again returned to Britain. After a period of language study she began touring the villages of the Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu with a group of Indian Christian women. She and her companions made a big impact on the countryside with their teaching and experience. Then in 1901, a seven-year-old child, who had run away from a Hindu temple, was brought to Amy. This incident resulted in the discovery by patient enquiry and research, of the Devadasi system by which baby girls could be dedicated to Hindu temples to become "servants of gods." These Devadasis inevitably had to serve as cult prostitutes . Amy was convinced that God had brought these facts to light in order that she should rescue and make a home for children who for this, or any other reason, were in dangers of immoral exploitation.
Amy Carmichael went to South India in 1895 and remained there without a break until she entered into Life in January 1951. A great woman who did a great work? The impression left by this book is rather that she was the servant of a great God. Illustrated.
The child of an Indian village, from a Hindu family, heard one afternoon of a God who loved her, and she lived from then on under His influence. Read this remarkable story of the girl who was embraced by the love of God and overcame every kind of opposition and trouble.
Plowed Under: A Young Girl's Obedience, God's Ever-Present GraceAmy CarmichaelCLC Publications / 2013 / Trade Paperback$8.99 Retail:
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Amy Carmichael, admired writer and missionary, tells the story of Arulai Tara (Star of Grace), the sister of Mimosa. Arulai was given a notebook during a great illness and told to "write what you can of the coming of the call of the unseen Spring." This book reveals the importance of preparing ourselves for obedience to God's call in our lives; the beauty in remaining faithful in preparing the ground God has given us.
In the words of St. John of the Cross, Plowed Under illuminates for the reader the importance of "[living] in the world as though there were in it but God and thy soul."
In this volume are sensitive lessons from a walk with pain. Like Rose From Brier, it has not been written by the well for the ill, but by a fellow-toad under the harrow. ("The toad beneath the harrow knows exactly where each tooth-point goes"). However Gold by Moonlight is not for the ill only. It finds its way into many rooms of human need. It is for all who walk in difficult places or are caught under any sort of harrow.
This little book seemed to set an utterly impossible standard. It was however, the same standard I found in the words of Jesus: If you want to be my disciple, you must give up right to yourself, take up the Cross, and follow.
Amy Carmichael was the eldest daughter of a large Christ-centered family in Millisle, Ireland. She learned at an early age that "nothing is important but that which is eternal." This understanding proved to be a foundation for her service to the Lord among the mill workers of Ireland, the Japanese briefly, and in India where she began her ministry to children in 1895 and where she remained until her death in 1951. This volume contains 365 daily readings that will encourage your heart to love and serve the Lord.
A little book about Calvary love in common life. Based on 1st Corinthians 13.
Rose from Brier: A Priceless Treasury of Helpful Thoughts for Those Who Are IllAmy CarmichaelCLC Publications / 1980 / Trade Paperback$8.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Letters written originally to the Dohnavur Fellowship Invalid's League, but now shared with any ill who care to have this rose from our brier. 198 pages, softcover from Christian Literature Crusade.
Mountain Breezes: The Collected Poems of Amy CarmichaelAmy CarmichaelCLC Publications / 1999 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:
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There are times when the heart seems to stuggle for words rich enough to give adequate praise, deep enough to touch pain and personal weakness, or broad enough to include all of life's experiences. Amy Carmichael's poetry is pure gift to us because God gave her such words. Jesus was present to her, through her body was in a "confining pit", her soul soared.
568 poems titled and divided into seven headings: Worship, Petition, Surrender, Ministry, Wartime, Encouragement, and Youthful Thoughts. Introduction by Elisabeth Elliot.
Amy Carmichael was always ready to gather what our Father is always ready to give. To her there were no problems which were not met by the promises found in the Word. "Thou openest Thine hand, they are filled with Good." In 1931 an accident confined this missionary almost entirely to her room for the remaining twenty years of her life Taught and led of God through these difficult circumstances, Amy shared in writing to her "family" these spiritual insights learned. In these pages you will find some of these truths that she gleaned where He so abundantly gave.
For the last twenty years of her life, until her death in 1951, Amy Carmichael was confined to her room, in constant pain. During this time she kept in touch with colleagues and friends through a flood of personal letters in which she shared the riches of her spiritual experience, offering encouragement, hope, consolation and occasionally reproof. Never intended for publication, these letters, written for specific individuals on particular occasions, have a wider message which may now for the first time be shared by readers of these selected extracts.
The Dohnavur Fellowhsip is a group of Indian and European men and women who work together in the South of India. Its friends wanted to know how it began and they asked for something that would link up the stories already written; the beads should be strung on some sort of cord, they said. Others asked for another kind of cord. "What holds you together?" they asked; and we answered "A gold cord." Then our publishers asked us for something; a religous document they called it. We knew that nothing so formal was likely to evolve, but one morning early, before the crush of the day, a quiet private word ended this ineffective unwillingness. And so, in scattered hours, the writing has been done, helped by the comradeship of the whole Fellowship, and the tireless patience of several who searched the dull typescript for slips, helped to correct the proofes, and made the index.
Amy Carmichael voices the inner thoughts we all have that bring discouragement, doubt and fear, and then gives a Godly response that dispels these false ideas.
His Thoughts Said...His Father Said... provides bite-sized, biblical answers to your unspoken questions about:
- God's guidance
- spiritual dryness
- God's supply
- grief and suffering
- hard situations
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