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Thursday, April 15, 2010

god's smuggler

We are listening to a wonderful book for our history time period. It is called God's Smuggler? Have you ever read it? It is post WW 2 and covers the life of a man called Brother Andrew and his work for the Lord. So far we are thoroughly enjoying it. It has humor and is full of such amazing insights into the power and provision of God. It makes me really want to regroup and learn to really rely on the Lord for all our needs in a way that is deeper. I have found it to be readily available in my library system in book and audio form.

3 comments:

Goodwife said...

I've never heard of that book. I shall have to look at the library! Thanks for sharing it!

Autumn Mist said...

God's Smuggler was one of the first books I read as a new Christian 25 years ago, that and The Cross and the Switchblade, by David Wilkerson, both are beautiful stories of God's ability to provide in the most unlikely situations, and really blessed me.

Tonya said...

Thanks Autumn for the book ideas, I love getting them...

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MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.