Deliverance

Three Arks Mentioned in The Bible (illustration)

The only unsinkable ship ever built was an ancient one made of gopher wood, 450 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high. It was three stories high and sealed with pitch. Noah’s ark was actually one of three arks mentioned in Scripture - all of them pictures of shelter from deat …

Dr Kersten Snached Many From Concentration Camps (illustration)

During those blood-filled days between 1940 and 1945 when names like Hitler, Himmler, and Goering struck terror in the hearts of millions, Dr. Kersten rescued thousands from sure death at the hands of the mad-dog Nazis. As personal physician and manual therapist to Heinrich Himml …

The Satan Syndrome (illustration)

To use authoritative words undiscerningly runs the risk of treating the power of God as if it were something to be conjured up at will. To use such language as a matter of routine rather than one of discernment borders on the magic mentality. For instance, occasionally it is poss …

How Far Can You Fall Without a Parachute? (illustration)

How long a fall has anyone survived without a parachute? Believe it or not, 6,705 meters (22,000 feet)! The survivor was a Russian, Lieutenant Chisov, and he fell from his badly damaged plane in January 1942. He had the luck to fall on the edge of a ravine blanketed with snow and …

Holocaust Deliverance Desired (illustration)

The Holocaust is one of the terribly traumatic episodes of modern history, yet it has also yielded some astounding stories of bravery and faith. In France a Jewish family were hidden by some concerned French nationals in the basement of their house. The Jewish family waited and w …

The Sacred Memory of John Newton (illustration)

John Newton who ran away to sea, and then to Africa, was sold at last to a negress. He sank so low that he lived only on crumbs from her table and on wild yams dug at night. His clothing was reduced to a single shirt which he washed in the ocean. When he finally escaped, he went …

Missionary John Paton Protected From Hostile Natives (illustration)

John Paton, a missionary in the New Hebrides Islands was surrounded one night by hostile natives who were intent on burning out the Patos’s and killing them. Paton and his wife prayed during that terror-filled night that God would deliver them. When daylight came they were …

Love motivated a teen to free a friend under a tractor (illustration)

Some time ago, a teenager, Arthur Hinkley, lifted a 3,000-pound tractor with his bare hands. He wasn’t a weight lifter, but his friend, Lloyd Bachelder, 18, was pinned under a tractor on a farm near Rome, Maine. Hearing Lloyd scream, Arthur somehow lifted the tractor enough for L …

Paton - Tribal Chief Sees Hundreds Protecting Him (illustration)

John Paton was a missionary in the New Hebrides Islands. One night hostile natives surrounded the mission station, intent on killing them. Paton and his wife prayed during that terror-filled night that God would deliver them. When daylight came they were amazed to see their att …

Lord’s Prayer - 25% is Deliver me From Evil (illustration)

Do you remember the Lord’s Prayer? Twenty-five percent of Christ’s fifty words have to do with deliverance from evil. What did he say? Matthew 6:13, “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” I challenge you to make that petition before God. I challenge yo …

Chambers - Faith is Whether I am Delivered or Not (illustration)

Faith for my deliverance is not faith in God. Faith means, whether I am visibly delivered or not, I will stick to my belief that God is love. There are some things only learned in a fiery furnace. (Oswald Chambers in Run Today’s Race). …

God is In Control (illustration)

Occasionally it is possible to hear someone asking the devil to be bound in their prayer so that the meeting will go well. This is not because there has been a moment of discernment but because it is presumed that the devil must be at work unless we bind him. Authority is being u …