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Sordid Details of Evil...

By Angela Wittman Amy Carmichael Helped the Helpless 'Please help me! Please don't send me back!' screamed 7-year-old Preena as she jumped into Amy Carmichael's lap, clinging to her neck. The little girl had just escaped from a Hindu temple in the middle of the night while her guardians were sleeping. She tiptoed quietly through an unlocked door and pushed open the heavy gate running as fast as she could. Preena's mother had given her to the temple priests in hopes of winning the favor of the gods. Amy did not know what was going on, but she knew this little frightened girl needed her love and protection. - Posted at Church History Timeline/ One of my favorite Christian heroines is Amy Carmichael, who lived during the Victorian era, was a missionary to India and who effectively stood against the common religious practice of child prostitution. In the biography "A Chance to Die - The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael," Elisabet

The Snake in the Garden

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Revelation 12:11 (King James Version) ------------------------------------------------ Oh how subtle is the snake who deceived Eve in the Garden! Little nagging doubts were whispered in my ear: Is God really in control? Is He really sovereign? Does His word really say...? Is He really for you? Does He really care? This tempting has gone on for 22 months and the LORD has given me the victory today. Yes, God is really in control. Yes, He is really sovereign over the affairs of all men. Yes, His word is 100% true. Yes, He really is for me. And yes, He really does love me. Amen.