In my “About post,” I said I want to write about how God helps me in my life.
At the end of January I was preparing to go on a trip.
The morning before, a young man walked into my kitchen, found my husband’s car keys hanging beside the door. He stole our Saab car.
My neighbour knocked on the door. He told me “Someone has just taken your car!” It was a big shock. I was upstairs and had not realised someone had entered our home. The neighbour had watched it all happen from where he lives. I was gob smacked.
It was nine o’ clock in the morning. Children were passing. School traffic was heavy.
What a nightmare. The police called and took details.
The incident was so strange I just laughed.
I thought to myself, “My husband is going to get a car upgrade.”
He did not find it funny. The car had passed the MOT recently and quite a sum of money was spent on it.
Our cars have been attacked before. It usually happens when we are going on a ministry trip. We have got used to coming under attack from the enemy of our souls.
The devil comes to rob, steal and destroy, but Jesus comes to give us life and life abundantly. John 10 v 10
We prayed that God would restore a car to us. He did it before and we believed he would do it again.
The car was found later. It was destroyed. The police told us the driver has crashed into several vehicles on his ventures through town.
Our insurance company said we would be liable to pay the cost of damages if the driver was caught! He has not been caught. Trials come to test us!
I believe all things work together for good. Romans 8 v 28
Three months on I am settled in the country and it would be nice to have a car to get out and about. My husband put his mind to looking for a car. He was specific. He wanted a black automatic car. I wanted a Saab. We now have a black, automatic Saab! It did not cost the earth. It was much reduced. It is in great condition. We have joy and thank God for his restoration.
He is the Living God and he restores our lives and our goods! He cares for me.
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You got me smiling at this faith story Angela! Thank you & praise God!!!!
Praise God! Date: Fri, 23 May 2014 15:56:58 +0000 To: firstname.lastname@example.org