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The Lion of Lewis – Norman C. MacFarlane / The Apostles of the North

Born in the parish of Uig, island of Lewis, 1800. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen. While prosecuting his studies he engaged in mission work among Highlanders in Edinburgh and Leith. In 1832 he became parish schoolmaster of Uig. Ordained, 1836, … Continue reading

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Onward Christian Soldiers – Hymn / Lyrics / Choir / William Booth Audio/Film – Salvation Army

William Booth was born in Nottingham in 1829. At the age of 13 he was sent to work as an apprentice in a pawnbroker’s shop to help support his mother and sisters. He did not enjoy his job but it … Continue reading

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George Muller – The very Food of Faith

“God delights to increase the faith of his children. We ought, instead of wanting no trials before victory, no exercise for patience, to be willing to take them from God’s hand as a means. Trials, obstacles, difficulties, and sometimes defeats, … Continue reading

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In God’s Arms – Hudson Taylor

“I am so weak that I can hardly write, I cannot read my Bible, I cannot even pray, I can only lie still in God’s arms like a little child, and trust.” – Hudson Taylor

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Three Stages in every Great Work of God – Hudson Taylor

“I have found that there are three stages in every great work of God: first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.” – Hudson Taylor https://www.facebook.com/ChristianDevotionalReadings

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