Lettie B. Cowman





Lettie B. Cowman


Born
March 03, 1870

Died
April 17, 1960

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also published under the name: Mrs. Charles E. Cowman & L.B. Cowman

"A lot of people who use the perennially popular devotional book Streams in the Desert think it is by somebody named Charles, because the title page is signed “Mrs. Charles Cowman.” As an author, she successfully concealed herself under her married name, her late husband’s name. Her full name was Lettie Burd Cowman (1870-1960). And the 1925 book she is famous for is itself another stunt of self-concealment: Streams in the Desert is mostly a pastiche of Lettie Cowman’s favorite passages from her own wide devotional reading, assembled on the grid of 365 daily doses.

The authors she cites are a who’s who of the late nineteenth century evangelical movement, especially the mi
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More books by Lettie B. Cowman…
“Beloved, God’s promises can never fail to be accomplished, and those who patiently wait can never be disappointed, for a believing faith leads to realization.”
Lettie B. Cowman, Streams in the Desert: 366 Daily Devotional Readings

“We are safer with Him in the dark than without Him in the sunshine.”
Lettie B. Cowman, Springs in the Valley

“Deep within the center of the soul is a chamber of peace where God lives and where, if we will enter it and quiet all the other sounds, we can hear His “gentle whisper” (1 Kings 19:12).”
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