Did You Hear
I heard this
from the pastor who had a church in the Hebrides.
he went with his elder, to preach in another church. After the service,
the two men were asked to supper, by a crofter, before setting out for
home. It was already raining, but they happily accepted.
had eaten around the glowing peat fire, the elder asked their host to take
down his violin and play. The wind was now blowing fiercely and rain
beating against the tiny windows of the croft - but the their gusty hymn
singing all but drowned the noise of the storm, outside.
crofter, laying down his violin.
Aye, it's a
fair hurricane replied the pastor. No, but did you hear it?
boots and a waterproof coat and bonnet, the crofter set out into the
storm, saying he'd be about twenty minutes. An hour and a half later he
returned, dripping streams of water as he closed the door behind him. With
coat and hat and boots removed he came to the fire and unbuttoned his
jacket. Taking out a muddy lamb, he laid it in the heat.
singing and the furious storm the crofter heard the cries of this
poor creature abandoned by its mother to die in a bog.
Lord hears our cries to Him;
told to declare: (chap.
33 vs.3) Call to me & I
will answer you
You may ask
me for anything in my name, and I will do it.
about it? Have you ever asked?