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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He knelt down beside my bed and prayed God to help me, but it only irritated me. Mary of Bethany learned much by just sitting at Jesus’ feet, listening to Him and loving Him.
Seated behind me was another Christian gentleman. George was a good friend of mine and engaged b a girl called Martha. When Keith saw what a laughingstock we had made of ourselves he swore angrily, marched me to a seat and stalked off in high dudgeon.
Her journey from searchinh Christian home to university agnosticism to faith in Christ to the mission field is very encouraging.
There was just the pitying sneer, “Oh, you just believe that because your papa and your mama told you so,” and then the confident assumption that no persons nowadays who thought for themselves, who were scientific in their approach to life, believed that old story any more.
Kuhj little wear to cover, corners and edges. It’s at Moody that she meets the man who will eventually become her husband, John Kuhn.
She discovers that The Misty Flats are not as fulfilling as it would first seem: The afternoon visit to Mamie was very pleasant I had always loved her until she asked me an unsettling question: But what was my part? If it had been a case of arguing the claims of modernism versus fundamentalism, I do not think I would have been shattered in my faith.
They wore turbans and their clothing, especially that of the women, was very colorful and trimmed with cowrie shells and silver bangles. I believe in God, and you used to.
Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. God still seemed far away and the Bible stuffy and uninteresting. I decided that this was the preacher for me—I would searchint again. God forbid—I shrank from such a thought. If Searchkng wanted it on the foreign field—why, of course, then I must go to the foreign field.
Unconscious that the number had ended, we were waltzing round and round in the center of the room obviously fighting over something. Their warm friendliness made me feel at home immediately and soon we were whirling out over isohel roads with fragrant woods on either hand. I was greatly encouraged, and learned so much! I didn’t want to live and I couldn’t die! Of course, that would not make a place called Hell, but how terrible for Daddy to think so.
One of her favorite sayings was, “Flexible in the hands of the Spirit,” and she truly lived it.
By Searching by Kuhn, Isobel
Inwardly I felt this way at the moment and dreaded speaking plainly to Mac. He came of a good Baptist family and my mother encouraged our friendship. I will leave the story to your own reading of the book. The in-between level place of easygoing – nothing very good attempted, yet nothing bad either- where men walk in the mist, telling each other that no one can see these things clearly.
By Searching : My Journey Through Doubt into Faith by Isobel Kuhn (1959, Paperback, New Edition)
I was not afraid, for I recognized Father’s tones, but I was startled into remembrance of him. My Rising Sun had planned many things to fill the place of my extinguished tapers, but each was to be a separate and delightful discovery. They were just the standards of The Misty Flats. She needed to earn a living because her father was unwilling to support his daughter’s mission endeavors financially, though he supported her decision to become a missionary.
He told of the Prophet’s Chamber behind the chapel, which the Christian villagers built for him iobel learning that queerest trait of the white man, that he liked privacy sometimes! He also happened to be on the manager’s staff of the football team, but this I did not know then.