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I have been restored...

Susan Stephens - July 26, 2013

Church, family, fellowship, friends, help, James 1.2-3, love, restore, sharing

I'm so grateful to be a part of a church family that takes so seriously the mind set that they are the hands and feet of Jesus. My name is Susan and I was broken, in poor health, I hit a tree with my mother's car and totaled it, was too sick to work - no money coming in, my A/C had gone out, the sink was backed up and I had no transportation. (As well as, several personal family issues- I am unable to speak of, all pressing on my heart.)

Dear Brother and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested your endurance has a chance to grow. James 1:2-3 nlt According to that scripture I was growing exponentially. The Wednesday Restore family wrapped me in prayer. Les became my driver, to the store, doctor appointments and taking my mother shopping also... Chuck sat with me at the hospital when Les was involved with prison ministry. They took my car (I was hit in the Ace parking lot by someone with no insurance) as well as my mother's car and got to work. Les would work on my car via Chucks email instructions and even recruited his out of town guest. Chuck, Elijah, Joe, Jay... everyone took part in healing my car and my heart. If not physically working, they were lifting me up in prayer. One by one God was addressing my every need. My 1990 Ford Bronco is running. I witnessed Christ's reflection on each member of my Restore family and saw the hands and feet of Jesus in action.

I have been RESTORED!