Full of the rich remembrances of a life well-lived, this journal of an evangelist's days is warm and funny, keen and human, upbeat and nostalgic all at once.
I didn't think the principal had actually seen me, though I knew I was guilty. I really wasn't a liar, but I hated the thought of being sent home with such a penalty. So when the principal called my name, I said, 'Professor, Norton, I didn't--'
It lends a personal, and sometimes surprising, perspective on both world and local history:
Historians tell us that the financial crash...took place in 1929. So far as I am personally concerned,...it must have been somewhere around 1918 or 1919 when I was five or six years old.
From This High Hill reads like a conversation with someone who has traveled the world and has worked with hundreds of people--famous and ordinary, saintly and not so saintly. In its pages the reader comes to know a straightforward and humble man, whose observations are both simple and complex:
Sometimes you have to pay a heavy price for great bargains.
And page by page, From This High Hill affirms with quiet grace and confidence that the Lord, "has been a dwelling place in all generations."
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Book Description Bob Jones Univ Pr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX089084786X
Book Description BJU Press, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M089084786X
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