Experience God's refreshing touch as you read Streams in the Desert by Mrs. Charles Cowman updated with digital features for today's smartphones and tablets.
Be refreshed by God’s Word daily as you read Daily Streams, a daily devotional based on Streams in the Desert by Mrs. Charles Cowman, with bible verses taken from the NIV, NET, KJV, ESV, WEB and NLT bible.
Mrs. Charles E. Cowman, the wife of Rev. Charles Cowman, founder of the Oriental Missionary Society, were missionaries in Japan from 1901 to 1918. She compiled Streams in the Desert from various sermons, readings, writings, and poetry she had read over the years.
The immense popularity of this book has allowed at least 19 editions of the book to be printed. The widespread appeal grows daily as new readers discover the joy, challenge, and inspiration found in Streams in the Desert.
• Classic and timeless devotional content.
• Daily reminders to read your daily devotion.
• Listen to devotional content read by built-in voice synthesizer.
• Bookmarks and notes.
• Share content through Facebook, Twitter and email.
• Read using different fonts, font size and in low-light environment.
• Track your reading progress.
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Ratings and Reviews
Great Version of "Streams"
I have long been a fan of the "streams in the desert " devotionals. I wasn't sure if I would like this version that has the commentary updated to today's language, but I have found that I like it surprisingly well. I like the Bible verse and beautiful picture as a nice intro. The commentary is very readable-nice for "sleepy brain." But the quoted prose by different authors have been left in their original language, preserving their beauty. All in all it's a lovely way to start each day, and I still read the older version when I have time also. The two versions complement each other very well and I can meditate on the days topic longer.
I so appreciate the app developers using the ORIGINAL Streams in the Desert, not the "updated" version that seems to be everywhere. The selections in this book are so rich and beautiful and deep...I certainly don't need anyone to translate it into modern-day dumbed down English! I have looked on and off for years for an app like this and was so happy to find not only this, but Spurgeon's Morning and Evening too. Bought the bundle and have been very satisfied.
I did drop it one star though because there's no way to highlight in the passages. (At least that I've been able to find. Maybe I'm missing it.) Other than that, it's just what I was looking for!
Everything about the devotional is lovely except the voice option – please find a different voice that pronounces words correctly and is more pleasant to listen to ~you have a great product and by that I hate to call a devotional a product but on the phone that's what it is so be the best you can be and I thank you for your devotionals they've meant a great deal to me as I just lost my 49-year-old son with pancreatic cancer – I would send these devotionals to him and he was greatly blessed so thank you again for asking and I hope that you all have a blessed rest of the week – Nan
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