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Blessings by Accident

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thess. 5:16–18) Recently this message was brought home to me again when I suffered second‐ and third‐degree burns on my right hand. For a moment that now seems frozen in my memory as a visual experience, my kitchen threatened to go ablaze. Then I watched my own hand covered with flames as melted wax flared in the burning saucepan I’d grabbed. In the weeks that have followed this very painful experience, I have found myself repeatedly and🔒

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Posted in: April 2001, Features

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