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The Cambridge Seven The True Story of Ordinary Men Used in No Ordinary WayElite ositions in society to become missionaries to China These men are known as the Cambridge Seven They became great and amazing eople because they did it together Their story totally inspires me Something totally amazing happens when a group of Les Ténébreuses - Tome I - La Fin d'un monde people with one heart and oneassion get on their knees together and live for JesusI was also really inspired by the men and women who rayed for these Seven at a distance It was as really inspired by the men and women who rayed for these Seven at a distance It was as result of their The Hiding Place prayers that brought theseagans to their knees to devote themselves entirely to Jesus And what a ruckus the Cambridge Seven caused upon the sleeping Christians in England and even America It s so amazing how God uses ordinary eople to cause ripple effects The rayer warriors and the Seven Because of them Hudson Taylor awakened to the urpose of concentration on a deepening of spiritual life so that consecration to service inevitably would follow It s true God does not deal with you until you are wholly given up to Him and then He will tell you what He would have you doIf you want to know God s will for you life give yourself completely to Him to be at His disposal Read this book for inspiration Consecration a word to remember While the style of Pollock is somewhat ompous in The Elephants Journey placesublished 1955 nothing disguises the Sklaven für Wutawia + Gauner mit der 'Goldenen Hand' passionurpose and focus of the seven men who sacrificed so much to join Hudson Taylor and the CIM China Inland Mission in 1885Stanley Smith Cambridge boating team Montagu Beauchamp Baronet s son DE Hoste subaltern and son of a major general WW Cassells C of E arson brothers Cecil Andrew Polhill Turner and CT Studd acknowledged to be the best all round cricketer of his day Setting aside titles wealth and rospects each of them had such a Changing Face of the Hero powerful encounter with Christ that they refocused their lives to see that same salvation brought toeople in a far distant landI found the account a refreshing reminder that there are still things worth The Undisputed Greatest Writer of All Time: A Collection of Poetry pursuing which are beyond the visible It s a challenging book and I liked it the for that. Cricketer of his day if he could give all that up then so could anyone The story of these seven are an inspiration that God can takeeople and use them in incredible ways if they are willing to serve As Pollock says in his book Theirs is the story of ordinary men and thus may be repeated Will it be repeated in your li. ,


An incredible and motivating story of a movement of God in the unlikely hearts of students igniting a revival of missions toward the then far reaches of the earth Great story Loved the detail about each ones call This short little book has been on my to read list for uite a while and I m glad I finally had opportunity to read itThe writing style is a bit old fashioned not my favorite but the content is good and the story inspiring and well as challenging I found it especially intriguing and but the content is good and the story inspiring and well as challenging I found it especially intriguing and to notice arallels to my own life in the journaled thoughts and struggles of the Oxford seven The obstacles internal and external to following God s call on one s life really have not changed much from one generation to the next and it s good to have examples that have walked them ahead of youThe entire book ocures before the men begin their missionary careers This is the story of God calling and euipping and a small band of young men responding in a way that impacted their country and generation in a spectacular way A book that fulfils its Lignin Biodegradation purpose in challenging a life of slothful ease and showing examples of 7 young men who gave up much in order to serve Christ in China My main criticism of this book would be that is that iterhaps glorifies the going over the work once gone All seven chapters are about the 7 in England and Scotland Pure Chance prior to their departure for China I would have liked to have seen how they continued to lay down their lives for ChristHowever mainoint fulfilled these were ordinary men as such what they did is not beyond you or me Pollock is a solid biographerhistorian who writes with concision and focuses on matters of interest This short volume reveals much about the work of God in the late 19th century on these gifted young men who all made the radical decision to leave comfortable England and move to China to join Hudson Taylor in evangelizing lost souls I came to this book The Lady and the Lionheart partially because of our recent relocation to Cambridgeartially because I m teaching Chi. Harold Schofield a brilliant Oxford doctor who had laboured as a missionary in China for many years was on his knees raying Lord give me missionaries from British Universities to help in China The day he died D E Hoste applied to Hudson Taylor for mission work in the China Inland Mission Now Overseas Missionary Fellow. Nese History this year and artially because it s cricket season and CT Studd is a legend This book is very much it s cricket season and CT Studd is a legend This book is very much its time and I would hope that issues of class would be tackled differently if written today It also grated on me because I really wanted Pollock to be a critical narrator There was lots in some of their thinking which needed to be called out One of the Seven didn t go to China for three years because he applied Ezekiel 3 directly to him and only happened to change his mind because he stumbled across a verse in Isaiah I wish Pollock called out some of their bible handling and how it affected their lives One of the Seven who interestingly fell into universalism later in life was also worryingly keen on second baptism of the Spirit as consecration and a roponent of the Keswick Movement Again Pollock doesn t call this outHaving said this it s a heartwarming rousing story of seven men who truly knew that they were dead in Christ and knew that the love of the Christ controlled them and so were bold in bringing the nations to the Lord I enjoyed it The gospel of Christ is unchanged and His call is unchanged The Cambridge Seven illustrate how that call may be heard It is a call to lift up is unchanged The Cambridge Seven illustrate how that call may be heard It is a call to lift up eyes and look on the fields for they are white already to harvest It is a call for dedication Above all it is a call to the consecration of the whole man as the A (kinda) Country Christmas prelude to fruitful service What are you really living for Are you living for the day or are you living for the life eternal Are you going to care for the opinion of men here or for the opinion of God One of the best books I ve read Not because the uality of writing is exemplary or there was aoetic elouence to his craftsmanship but because of the lives of the men which this book chroniclesThis is a story about some intelligent men in a college who banded together to ray together and serve together and live life together They sharpened each other and ushed each other towards new heights for Christ When they graduated they left their. Ship Schofield's rayer was answered as seven Cambridge students volunteered to leave behind cosy lives of wealth and rivilege to serve God in whatever way they were led These seven inspired thousands of others to think seriously of missionary service Included among them was CT Studd captain of England and the finest.