God Uses a Rake for His Good

Anna Hoover was getting off the freeway and saw a lady on side of the road near a gas station. She pulled off into the parking lot and got out of her car. Since she was carrying a few Homes for Bibles care packages in her car, she was prepared for this exact moment. Anna approached her and introduced herself. She handed the lady a package with a Bible and found out her name was Tracey. Anna told her that she would pray for her and asked about her life. Tracey had fallen on hard times and recently had her rake stolen. Anna went to the store later that day and bought a rake for her, but when Anna went back to that same gas station, Tracey was gone. Over the next week, Anna prayed that she would see Tracey again and she went out of her way to drive by that same gas station every day. Then suddenly, Anna was driving by and Tracey was there! She pulled over and gave Tracey the rake and an extra blanket since it was raining at the time. Tracey's husband, Kevin, was with her this time and they were both very thankful for Anna's kindness towards them. Anna saw Kevin again a few weeks later and gave him a care package as well. This is a great example of what Homes for Bibles is trying to accomplish. We want to connect with people and give them an opportunity to learn about Christ and what He has done for us. We appreciate what Anna did for Tracey and Kevin, but we can't give her credit for it. God was in control of this situation and many more that we will be sharing here soon.

Acts 20:32-35

"You yourselves know that these hands of mine have supplied my own needs and the needs of my companions. In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'”

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