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“While admitting the severity of the straits to which the whole work of the Scriptural Knowledge Institution was often brought, Mr. Miiller takes pains to assure his readers that these straits were never a surprise to him, and that his expectations in the matter of funds were not disappointed, but rather the reverse. He had looked for great emergencies as essential to his full witness to a prayer-hearing God. The almighty Hand can never be clearly seen while any human help is sought for or is in sight. We must turn absolutely away from all else if we are to turn fully unto the living God. The deliverance is signal, only in proportion as the danger is serious, and is most significant when, without God, we face absolute despair.”

Excerpt From: Arthur Tappan Pierson. “George Müller of Bristol.”