A few years ago in our area, car theft was running rampant

A few years ago in our area, car theft was running rampant. The stolen cars were seldom recovered and then only as junk. It was at this time that my son's car, a very popular make and model, was stolen. He had worked all summer between his junior and senior high-school years to buy the car.

I knew that the car was rightfully my son's and that no one else could truly want it. As I prayed, I worked with these two verses from Genesis: "God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them" (1:27). Also, "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good" (1:31). I kept affirming that God had not created and never could create dishonesty.

The car was stolen on a Saturday. The following Friday a neighbor remarked, "You will never see that car again. The car is probably five hundred miles into Mexico by this time." But I kept holding to the truth that man is upright and pure and does not covet.

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Testimony of Healing
About two years ago I was standing outside my cottage with...
April 29, 1985

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