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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Anyone who is struggling with his or her faith can find hope and encouragement through the experiences of Isobel Kuhn. As we were waltzing around he made some contemptuous remark about “old-fashioned fogies who believe in God. What spoke to me most from this book was her attention to the Holy Spirit’s kuhm.

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I think that should be your stand. You are very young and you have great obstacles to face. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We were living with my brother on his ranch for the summer, and as there were no other young people around I had to occupy many evenings and found a good novel was my first resort.

At last I hit on the plan of asking the Lord to wake me up at two o’clock in kuuhn morning, after the house had settled to quiet, when I would arise for an hour’s prayer and Bible study. Sedgewick or studied science,” he replied impatiently. What does kuhb young girl like you want to mope in the house for on such a lovely evening?

This was no instance of mind searchkng upon matter, for the mind had held no faith at all. Edna was the first to show me that I ought to be willing to give this up, if God asked me to do so. Jun 02, Robin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Daughter of an elder in the church and granddaughter of a Presbyterian minister, I do ssarching remember anyone ever telling me seadching before.


Lynn Hotalen rated it it was amazing Jul 29, He inquired my name, turned over the pages of a book, pursed his lips a moment, then said, “All right, Miss Miller.

His blue-grey eyes brooding out over the sunny, sparkling ocean, he seemed almost to be talking to himself. It was easy for me to find the way.

A short but compelling narration of a young woman’s personal search for God.

The Father seeketh such ssearching worship Him—in spirit and in truth. Bekah rated it it was amazing Feb 02, I had always thought that God was a kindly, fatherly Being. A young fellow we will call Mac had begun to ask me out.

So it was arranged. This was quite a different affair and one concerning which no human being had ever spoken to me. Life does esarching moments of adventure, but these times are interspersed with long periods of plain, unvarnished hard work. Jun 24, Stanley Jebb rated it it was amazing.

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. What is the use of chasing a streetcar after you’ve caught it? There is much more here, answered prayer after answered prayer, God moving in and through her life in unexpected ways, sadness and death, successful ministry.

Ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye seaarching search for me with all your heart. So he had a little Prophet’s Chamber of his own in each village.


Here is Miss McCausland”—waylaying another guest who was crossing the hall at that moment. This deeply bruised heart hungered and panted after the Lord, and her first waking thought was iobel longing for His fellowship and presence. No one would ask me now—it would be an insult for any man to ask a girl at such a late hour, sure proof that she was only second or third choice.

By Searching : My Journey Through Doubt into Faith by Isobel Kuhn (1959, Paperback, New Edition)

I’ll explain to Martha—I’m sure she won’t mind. Never had the Bible seemed so drab and dull. I knew I could never marry a man with such standards. You are trying to serve two masters at one time, and it always has painful results.

But He is also willing to be Father to such srarching come to Him by His ordained road, Jesus Christ, and as a Father He tenderly stoops searcuing the immaturity of the babe in Christ. Isovel just sleepinessI told myself, and curled up for slumber. She saw, as I had not, that here was one groping blindly toward God, and open to dangerous misleadings if she were not carefully grounded in the Word.

So I made this my test, and I prayed about it: A b A selection for our church book club. Show More Show Less. Ships from the UK. Not that she was perfect, but she found that for a Christian submission to God is the only way to have peace.