By Searching has ratings and 64 reviews. Natalie said: Remarkably honest first person Kuhn details her change from skeptic to Christ. By Searching has 62 ratings and 8 reviews. Lance said: J.B. Phillips paraphrases Hebrews ,3, Let us not lay over and over again the foundation truths. Isobel Selina Miller Kuhn, born Isobel Selina Miller, aka, “Belle” (December 17, – March .. By Searching: My Journey Through Doubt Into Faith.
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Isobel is a wonderful example of someone overcoming adversity, including her own personal battles, to finally achieve going to China to be a missionary. He was a believer in God and Christ, and not an atheist like Dr.
One of my favorite parts of the book is the friendship she strikes up with a girl named Ruth, who had lost her faith just as she herself had at one time. Then Edna dived in to search for him. This book is for college students, their parents, and anyone who can relate to a struggle to live without submission and a walk of consecration to Christ. But I tell you—I’ll go right back and ask her.
With beating heart, I looked up into that kind, wise, and lovely face and said, “Would you object to my going on Sunday? Fraser to spend a week at their family home before he returned to China.
I know this is a classic and I did enjoy it but found the tone slightly irritating in places. Yes, I remember now. So when I broke with the old religious habits and frankly went into the world, I was still choosey in what I did. Professor Ellis’ scholarship and his expository preaching combined with his gentle culture had won my full confidence and I was willing to learn from him.
Then we could ask Searhcing blessing and help from time to time. Dec 30, Go2therock rated it it was bt. This part of the book also alludes to the idea that those in the mental health system are demon-possessed. Today, this strong Christian presence in the Lisu communities of China and beyond can be attributed at least in part to Isobel Kuhn and her idea to start what she called the “Rainy Season Bible School. I shrank from offending him or rendering myself odious in his eyes as I had done to Keith.
His blue-grey eyes brooding over the sunny, sparkling ocean, he seemed talking to himself. No trivia or quizzes yet. The Other Side kept His part. The Father seeketh such to worship Him—in spirit and in truth. For more than an hour she battled in prayer that whatever was the reason He had sent me to them, it might be fulfilled before I left.
But it did break my heart. Neither is God a genie, that if man is lucky enough seaching find the right combination of words, He will suddenly pop out and reveal Himself. Isobbel to go with!
And the dance was so small that there was no avoiding constant contact. As they left their tent they heard a cry from the pool. Hall and I have such come to seaarching for consultation all the time. Ann rated it liked it May 28, While her books follow no specific order, By Searching is a good place to start because it contains her testimony. Always but with confidence.
I wanted to hear from his own lips that it was true, for love rebelled at believing it. Whipple if this isobsl been a premeditated arrangement, for it was to have a lasting effect on my life.
Jesus prayed, so I would begin to try praying again—cautiously, of course, and not really assuming that it went any higher than the ceiling. Then the subjects I taught were so elementary—spelling, arithmetic tables, simple nature studies and physical drill. I received her gift and searchong quite casually, not at all moved with any desire to go. She usually just invited him and left it kkhn him to arrange for my escort to and from her house. Remember how alone I was, how young, how accustomed to having many friends of my own age.
By Searching, by Isobel Kuhn
Then did the Sun of Righteousness arise in my heart with healing in His wings. She taught third grade at the Cecil Rhodes School in Vancouver for more than a year, living in a boarding house because her family had moved to Victoria. Tozer has pointed out how our generation is in danger of missing this sacred joy. I knew I could never marry a man with such standards. Mar 02, Lynnda Ell rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m staying with religious people, and they might be offended at a guest in their house going to see a phrenologist on Sunday.
And His name was still an ointment poured forth to me. Jill opened the door and I beheld Ben, Reba with him, and he was ushering her into the house! What a lot of heartache I might have been saved if I had only been told that God had already laid His hand on one who was to be a dear husband to me with the same ideals and the same passion for God’s highest purposes!
Aug 26, Kim Graham rated it it was amazing. I came out of the office walking as if in a dream. Again the pastor is frank and honest: I met the leading young people of the university and became secretly engaged to Ben, one of the star Rugby and basketball players.