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Overview E. M. Bounds writes...'our only sure and solid foundation is the hope of heaven. The only solution to earth's mysteries, the only righter of earth's wrongs, and and only cure for worldliness, is heaven. All life, happiness, beauty, and glory are native to the home of God, and all this belongs to the heirs of God in heaven, what a glorious inheritance!' E. M. Bounds (1835-1913) pastored in Tennessee, Alabama and Missouri. He engaged in writing in the last decades of his life and his books enjoy a wide ministry today in many denominations.
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Studio: Ambassador-Emerald International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.26" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2001
Publisher Ambassador-Emerald International
ISBN 184030099X ISBN13 9781840300994
Availability 0 units.
More About E. M. Bounds
Glenn Langohr has a purpose: he writes to shine a light inside our prison systems and to help others turn their lives around. Edward McKendree (E. M.) Bounds (1835-1913) As a young adult, Bounds was ignited by a great revival, and left his legal practice to serve the Lord, becoming an ordained Methodist Episcopal preacher. Shocked by atrocities committed against his countrymen by the invading Union Army during the Civil War, Bounds peacefully refused to sign an oath of allegiance to the Union and was sent to prison, where he continued his ministry among the inmates. Eventually released and sent away, he became a Confederate chaplain on the front lines, praying for his men within sight of them as they fought. After a full year of intense public intercession from Bounds and the surviving men of Franklin, the demoralized town experienced revival. The tireless compassion of this man, who would spend hours each day in intercessory prayer, continued to the end of his life. W. H. Hodge, who was mostly responsible for the publication of E. M. Bounds' books, developed an intimate friendship with the prayer warrior: "At last," he said, "I have found a man that really prays. I shall never let him go. He drew me to him with hooks of steel."