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Though David, a soldier in the Israelite army, had done nothing wrong, jealous King Saul was on an obsessive hunt for his life. In desperation, he fled to the neighboring kingdom of Gath in Philistia—a kingdom that, not long before, had tried to destroy his own in a bloody war. When the Philistine king Achish and his servants heard exactly who it was that had taken refuge in his fortress, they seized David and debated over what to do with him. “Isn’t this the man of whom they sing, ‘Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands’?” the king’s advisers whispered.
What does it look like to impact 2,199 military service members and 89,113 individuals around the world with the Word of God?
It looks a lot like Dick Bonney. 6.20.18
Dick has been a long-time supporter of Faith Comes By Hearing. For many years, he and his wife Bertha would travel from their home in Montrose, CO to Albuquerque, NM to visit the ministry. As they toured
These are the words Marion lived with most of her life. Pain and darkness had been her constant companions—until the day she heard about Jesus and His love for her. Listening to God’s Word in her language filled Marion with hope and purpose. Finding her worth and identity in Christ alone, she is now leading others to Christ.
We receive many testimonies like Marion’s that reveal God’s truth found in Isaiah 55:11—His Word does not return void, but accomplishes all that God purposes. The top five changes we bear witness to when people are…
Marion lived on the streets with a terrible case of leprosy. The disease had left her totally blind, unable to work, and in severe pain. She resorted to begging to make ends meet. Her community told her she was worthless – and she believed it.
Marion had never heard about Jesus or His love for women like her. Without access to the Bible, she did not know that there was a God who loved her enough to give her spiritual sight.
Silverio was only 9 years old when his family fled the civil war that was ravaging their Central American country. The traumatic effects of war, coupled with poverty and the lack of opportunities, propelled them to make the long and dangerous trek northward to California.
Silverio’s parents soon found work and poured themselves into their jobs, barely putting enough food on the table for their large family. But there were also disappointments because . . .
Over the last 4 years, the Syrian Civil War has forced 11 million people, about half of the country’s population, out of their homes. While most of them have been displaced within the country, 4 million have fled to other countries – creating the largest surge of refugees since World War II.
Recent attacks in Paris demonstrated the intense violence that these refugees are seeking to escape. Unfortunately, backlash from the attacks means that many of those seeking safety will be forced to stay in refugee camps longer than they anticipated. For them, each new day means they continue to struggle with tremendous physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
“My husband and I fight all the time!”
Gloria had little hope that things would ever change. Her husband drank day and night, so shouting and violence were constant companions.
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