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Lilias Trotter and the Language Nobody Knows by John Piper

As I write this, my wife Noël is in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she went to speak to a women’s conference. Among her topics was a biography of Lilias Trotter. Trotter went as a missionary to Algeria in 1888 and founded … Continue reading

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A Challenge to Faith by I. Lilias Trotter

(This article was originally sent out as a tract. To download a zip file of this tract click here.) “YOUR faith groweth exceedingly.” Are not St. Paul’s glad words true in a measure in these? If we look back twenty years … Continue reading

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Trained To Rule By Lilias Trotter

(This article was originally written as a tract. To download a zip file of this tract click here.) A GLIMMER of the coming down has been lighting up some passages with such an inspiring to my soul that I wan to … Continue reading

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A Ripened Life By Lilias Trotter

(This article was originally written as a tract. To download a zip file of this tract click here.) ———— “In that day shall there be upon the bridles (mar.) of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD, and the pots in … Continue reading

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A LIFE ON FIRE By I. LILIAS TROTTER

(This article was originally written as a tract. To download a zip file of this tract click here.) Here and there in the Bible we catch sight of a life penetrated by a strange glow. Here and there too, in … Continue reading

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Vibrations by I. Lilias Trotter

A bang and a crash, and a cloud of dust that when it cleared showed a picture of ruin. One of the pillars that support the gallery of our old Arab house had fallen down into the court and lay … Continue reading

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The Dandelion by Lilias Trotter

Measure thy life by loss and not by gain, Not by the wine drunk, but by the wine poured forth, For love’s strength standeth in love’s sacrifice, And he who suffers most has most to give. Death to Self is … Continue reading

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Focused: A Story and a Song by Lilias Trotter

It was in a little wood in early morning. The sun was climbing behind a steep cliff in the east, and its light was flooding nearer and nearer and then making pools among the trees. Suddenly, from a dark corner … Continue reading

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Death to Lawful Things is the Way Out into a Life of Surrender by Lilias Trotter

Look at this buttercup as it begins to learn its new lesson. The little hands of the calyx clasp tightly in the bud, round the beautiful petals; in the young flower their grasp grows more elastic–loosening somewhat in the daytime, … Continue reading

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