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Asking for a sign

Assadi has been coming to the Wednesday night fellowship here in Lille (France) for the past two months. He has shared how hard it is to be separated from his family now for 7 years. He has 5 kids under the age of 14, and He has often asked, "If God hears our prayers, why doesn’t he do something?

This past Sunday the pastor spoke of Thomas and his need for a sign to awaken his faith. This spoke to Assadi. He asked God a sign, such as someone inviting him out for lunch in a restaurant where he could enjoy a nice meal.

Of course, I had no idea about his prayer. But when I saw Assadi after church, I spontaneously invited him to go with us to a restaurant for lunch. We rarely go out after church, so this invitation was out of the ordinary. But wow. It was exactly the sign from God for which Assadi had prayed.

God hears. God sees. God cares.

by Paul Sydnor, France

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