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How I Know God Answers Prayer

The Personal Testimony of One Life-Time

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,782 / 97 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.5
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 1,352
Added to site: 2008.07.12
mnybks.net#: 21491
Genre: Religion
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ay morning came it was so warm only spring clothes could be worn. My sister and I decided at breakfast that we would not go to church, as we had only our old winter dresses. Going to my room, I turned to my Bible to study it, when it opened at the sixth chapter of Matthew, and my eye rested on these words: "Why take ye thought for raiment . . . seek ye first the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added unto you."

It was as if God spoke the words directly to me. I determined to go to church, even if I had to humiliate myself by going in my old winter dress. The Lord was true to his promise; I can still feel the power the resurrection messages had upon my heart that day so long ago. And further, on the following day a box came from a distant aunt, containing not only new dresses but much else that might well be included in the "all these things."

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An unforgetable proof of God's loving care came to us as a family about this time, when my parents were face to face with a s

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