AMY CARMICHAEL

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Amy Wilson Carmichael 1867-1951 ‘Christian missionary and author’ Life and legacy Amy Carmichael with children in India

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Millisle Northern Ireland

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Difficulties with the Japanese language !! The length of words: tokiakashiteoagemoshimashoka Sentence structure: For ‘I like fine weather better than wet’ ( not a complicated expression, one would imagine, she said): ‘Rain of coming down bad honourable weather than even good honourable weather of days of side good is’

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Amy aged 24yrs

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Dohnavur Fellowship

Amy Carmichael:

Amy Carmichael When she became an invalid she wrote: Before the winds that blow do cease, Teach me to dwell within thy calm; Before the pain has passed in peace, Give me, my God, to sing a psalm. Let me not lose the chance to prove The fullness of enabling love. O love of God, do this for me; Maintain a constant victory :

Amy Carmichael:

Amy Carmichael How can we be inspired/challenged by Amy’s life? Her love for God and for others Her desire for holiness 3. Her passion to save the children 4. Her energy and zeal – despite ill health and injury 5. Her sacrifice

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1 Corinthians 13:4-8; 13 NIV …But the greatest of these is love. 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails… 13 and now these three remain: faith, hope and love.

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LOU FELLINGHAM Build This House All I have and all I am is Yours; there's nothing that I have on earth that doesn't come from You. I lay aside my pride and worldly worth; To serve You is the greatest thing that I could ever do. For unless You build this house, I am building it in vain. Unless the work is Yours, there is nothing to be gained. I want something that will stand when Your holy fire comes; something that will last, and to hear You say 'well done', giving glory to You, Lord, glory to You, Lord. 2. So easy to desire what others have, Instead of seeing all the gifts that You have given me. So help me fan the flame which You began, And burn in me a love for You that all will clearly see.

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