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Born MARCH 3, 1870 For more than 100 years, Lettie Cowman has encouraged millions of people needing God’s help. As a missionary with her husband Charles, she spread the gospel in the Orient. Later as a widow and best selling-devotional author, Lettie inspired readers around the … Continue reading

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Born June 10, 1920   Seventeen-year-old Ruth Bell had to flee her birth country of China. When the Japanese invaded in 1937, it was no longer safe for her to remain. Her missionary parents secured her passage to the United States. The adventure she’d lived so far … Continue reading

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Born APRIL 10, 1827 In 1876, former Civil War General Lew Wallace and other Union veterans were on a train on their way to a soldiers reunion. A man who, like Lew, was also a lawyer, invited him to a conversation. That man, … Continue reading

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Born FEBRUARY 26, 1857 The sermon ended. Singers prepared for the final song. A voice from the back of the church startled the congregation. The stranger in shabby clothes talked his way up the center aisle to the front of the church. … Continue reading

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Born DECEMBER 16, 1867 It began with Preena. The 7-year-old girl fled the Hindu temple in Tamil Nadu, India in fear. She found Amy Carmichael, an English missionary. Hearing Preena’s story and learning the truth about female temple slaves gave Amy’s ministry new … Continue reading

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Born AUGUST 29, 1792 Charles Grandison Finney played a pivotal role among American revivalists. His contributions served as a bridge between the ministry of Jonathan Edwards in the 1700s and the revival campaigns of D. L. Moody in the late 1800s. Born three years after George Washington’s … Continue reading

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Born JULY 24, 1874 “We will all feel very much ashamed if we do not yield to Jesus the areas of our lives He has asked us to yield to Him. It’s as if Paul were saying, ‘My determined pur-pose is … Continue reading

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