Overcoming prejudice, he became an outstanding scientist for God and country, spending time each day with His Creator who unfolded the mysteries of agriculture for the benefit of mankind.
George Washington Carver had a special prayer which he repeated for all the people he knew as well as for the many strangers the Lord would bring into his life:May God ever bless, keep, guide and continue to prosper you in your uplifting work for humanity, be it great or small, is my prayer. And may those whom He has redeemed learn to walk and talk with Him, not only daily and hourly, but momently, through the things that He has created.Born to slave parents, young George was orphaned before he could walk. In his youth he fought poverty and throughout his life he battled prejudice. Yet George Washington Carver merges as one of history's most remarkable men!How? "The Lord has guided me," Carver was heard to often say. "He has shown me the way, just as He will show everyone who turns to Him."This book is written as George Washington Carver might have told the story of his life. Hopefully you will experience his joys, sorrows, anxieties, and zeal for learning of God's creation with him. "Without my Savior, I am nothing," declared Carver. With his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, George Washington Carver was greatly used by God to discover countless numbers of scientific wonders and to lead a life which has inspired millions of Christians everywhere!
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GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER by David Collins
Author: David Collins
Age: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Grade: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Topic: Biography, Science, African-Americans