Testimonies...

They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony;
they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.
Revelation 12:11

Living in Fear
By David Warnick
She’s the very image of dignity – and her name has a ring to it: Vasala.
And her story seems so different from our world – but maybe not.
Vasala grew up as the only child of a prosperous couple in India – did well at school, was devout in her Hindu religious practices. Printed 05-07 more...

April 19th 1995
By Hope Elms
This is a true story... I feel compelled to share what happened to me in 1995. I hope that reading this makes you realize the depth of God’s love for you. He showed His love to me on April 19th, 1995 in this way. Printed 05-07 more...

CONSEQUENCES
By Lee Elizabeth Gates
From Spokane Dream Center
The consequences of sin have all been seen in our lives. What about the consequences of obedience? Printed 05-07 more...

A MOTHER’S LEGACY
By Sandra Moats
God is interested in the legacy a mother leaves. He invented motherhood and put His stamp of approval on mothers through Eve, and hasn’t changed His mind. Printed 05-07 more...

The day my music died
By Bob Ordaz, as told to Jenny Mertes
From Union Gospel Mission
Back in 1985 my wife bought me a Yamaha guitar. I treasured that gift, and I used to play it for her and our little boy. Printed 05-07 more...

Love Lifted Me
By Paula Fitzhugh, as told to Jenny Mertes
From Anna Ogden Hall
There are all kinds of love in this world. I know because I’ve chased after every one of them. Printed 4-07 more...

What on Earth For?
By Debra Dury
There are times in life when a woman wonders what she is on this earth for. Midlife crisis? Yes, I suppose. Empty nest syndrome? Yes, that too. Printed 4-07 more...

To Nashville and Back Again
By Ken Smith
Since the age of seven, I always dreamed of being a music star. I learned to play guitar at twelve and continued to play music through my teens and early twenties. In 1979 I decided to record some of the songs I had written over the years. Printed 4-07more...

Riches of His Grace
The grace of God is so rich; there is nothing we can do to earn it.
Paul states in Ephesians 1:7 (NIV) “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that He lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.” Printed 4-07 more...

Back to Innocence
By Christina Jarvie
God has his own timing, and it is in that timing that we find freedom; freedom from pain, freedom from guilt, perhaps freedom from anger. As our Father in Heaven, God does not desire that we live life burdened by our past, especially if we are the lamb – the innocent who was made to be innocent no longer. This is the story of my journey to freedom. Printed 4-07more...

Though I Walk Through The Valley
By Sandra Moats
There is an appointed time for each person to travel through the valley of the shadow of death. It may be a spiritual, physical or emotional journey. This valley for some is intense darkness and gloom. PRINTED 3-07 more...

Desires of Your Heart
By Sue Lugli
We trust as we love, and where we love. If we love Christ much, truly we shall trust Him much.
–Thomas Brooks PRINTED 3-07 more...

FROM DEATH TO LIFE
By Robert Eschenbacher
From Spokane Dream Center
In February 2006, I came from Hamilton, Montana to Spokane, Washington to be a Spokane Dream Center Disciple. A disciple is one that is taught the Word of God and is transformed by it. PRINTED 3-07 more...

The Heartbreak of Drug Abuse
By Susan Lugli
“You are no longer our son, and you are not welcome in our home anymore.” I heard those words come out of my husband’s mouth early one morning. PRINTED 2-07 more...

Another World
By Stella Hackett
Yesterday I was reminded by God of where I have come from, of how it used be and how unhappy I was with life and with lack of purpose and goals. Little did I know that I was going to hell just as I was striving to be good and make sense of my existence. PRINTED 2-07 more...

God Arrested Me, Then Rescued Me
From the Spokane Dream Center
By Monica Cosyello I had been struggling with drug addiction, on and off, for over ten years. I was raised with a “Christian” background and, as a little girl, accepted and loved Jesus. PRINTED 2-07 more...

Why the Young Man Died
There once was a young man who lived in a western state. He had never done anything very wrong. But one day, while playing cards, he lost his temper. Picking up a revolver, he shot and killed his opponent. He was arrested, tried, and finally sentenced to death. PRINTED 2-07 more...

A Grain of Sand
From the Spokane Dream Center
By Chuck Evans The testimony of Jesus Christ in my life is like a grain of sand in the seashore of lives that have been touched by our Lord and Savior. So insignificant compared to the uncountable grains, but so significant to Godís overall plan! PRINTED 1-07 more...

Out of Africa
By Michael Cambron Most of us have a story of how we came to know Christ but few are as dramatic and heartfelt as the testimony of Galgalo Guyo. PRINTED 1-07 more...

A Greater Plan
I awakened from a sound sleep as I was thrown across our motor home. Dishes crashed all around me. In an instant, a wall of flames separated me from my husband Rusty, who was driving, and our twenty-seven-year-old daughter, Nikki, in the passenger seat. PRINTED 11-06 more...

When The Foundations Are Destroyed
December 26, 2004. Seated in my comfortable living room in Idaho, I am watching a disaster movie. On the screen I see humans and animals and buildings and beaches disappear beneath torrents of filthy water. “Thou dost rule the swelling of the sea...Thou hast swept them away like a flood...and the foundations of the world were laid bare...” (Psalm 89; Psalm 90; Psalm 18) PRINTED 2-05 more...

His Abundance
You know, time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was a young girl, just married and embarking on my new life with my husband. And yet in a way, it seems like eons ago, and I wonder where all the years went. I know that I lived them all, and I have glimpses of how it was back then and of all my hopes and dreams. But here it is, another winter of my life and it catches me by surprise. How did I get here so fast? Where did the years go and where did my babies go? PRINTED 5-06 more...

Holding on
“I was too embarrassed to admit I was living on the streets,” Dan said. “My drinking had left me with no job, no home, and no self- respect.” PRINTED 4-07 more...

The God Who Heals
First I would like to introduce myself: my name is Jammie. I am 24 years old and am a wife and a mother of two children. I was born in Redding, CA and lived there most of my life. I did not grow up in a Christian environment and had almost no knowledge of God. I heard the gospel of Jesus Christ at 16 years of age while attending a youth drama for troubled teens. PRINTED 8-05 more...

Are You Pretending
I was born in a small ranch house in Salmon, Idaho to a couple who at that time were not Christians. I grew up in mining camps and mining towns. At some point in my early youth, my mom and dad found the Lord. more...

Birth of Good News
Thursday: I was praying. I had made a promise to myself that I would not stop praying until I had an answer. About 3 hours had passed. To me it seemed that I was all alone in the living room. My prayers bounced off the ceiling. But I was determined to pray until I had an answer. PRINTED 7-06 more...

GOD HEALS THE BROKENHEARTED (Ps. 147:3)
Is there life after death? Can a bereaved person go on living after losing a loved one? “You are my hope, O Lord God”. more...

Good Samaritan Rehabilitation
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