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COMMENT: When disaster strikes

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August 2018
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COMMENT: When disaster strikes

‘Behold, a great wind came across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young people, and they are dead’ (Job 1:19). Open places of the desert, with few or no trees, are conducive to very strong winds. A blast of wind just before a rainstorm can…

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November 1995
General

Whatever my lot

 Just after the Arab-Israeli war in 1967, I spent ten weeks in Jerusalem. One afternoon I was invited to have tea with Mrs. Bertha Spafford Vester, who had lived there all of her ninety one years. A fascinating woman, she was the fifth daughter of Horatio Spafford, who wrote, ‘It is well with my…

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November 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Let go of your baby

There are some people who seem to be able to handle problems and difficulties reasonably well. Others fall to pieces and do not know where to turn when suffering or adversity come upon them. One thing is sure, every true believer will have to face trials at some time or other during his Christian…

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