Amy Carmichael

Missionary in India

Amy Wilson Carmichael (December 16, 1867January 18, 1951) was a Protestant Christian missionary in India, who opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She served in India for 55 years without furlough and wrote many books about the missionary work there. She was also a prolific poet.

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  • One can give without loving, but one cannot love without giving
    • A Chance to Die.The life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael, Elisabeth Elliot, Revell, 1987.

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  • Give me the love that leads the way,
    The faith that nothing can dismay,
    The hope no disappointments tire,
    The passion that will burn like fire;
    Let me not sink to be a clod:
    Make me Thy fuel, Flame of God
    • From The Collected Poems of Amy Carmichael, CLC, Fort Washington, USA 1999, ISBN 0-87508-790-6.

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