Comfort

Evangelist Booth Tucker’s Wife Killed (illustration)

One night while conducting an evangelistic meeting in the Salvation Army Citadel in Chicago, Booth Tucker preached on the sympathy of Jesus. After his message a man approached him and said, “If your wife had just died, like mine has, and your babies were crying for their mot …

Jim Bowers wife and baby shot down in Peru (illustration)

Reported in USATODAY.COM on Saturday April 27, 2001 at FRUITPORT, Mich. (AP) - At the funeral for his wife and infant daughter, an American missionary said he has forgiven the Peruvian pilot who shot down their small plane and said his wife would have done the same. “I’m not …

Attitudes Are More Important Than Actions (illustration)

God often comforts us, not by changing the circumstances of our lives, but by changing our attitude toward them. (S.H.B. Masterman in Who said that by George Sweeting, p. 114). …

Paganini - Played the Violin with 3 Broken Strings (illustration)

A story is told of how Paganini once came into the concert room, took the violin, and touched the strings. First one string broke, and a smile went round the room; then another string broke, and there was more audible expression of mockery; when a third string broke, many p …

A Song in The Night (illustration)

During the Thirty Years’ War in the 17th century, German pastor Paul Gerhardt and his family were forced to flee from their home. One night as they stayed in a small village inn, homeless and afraid, his wife broke down and cried openly in despair. To comfort her, Gerhardt …