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God is Great

Shared by: Shammi.

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him. Every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.

Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store his few possessions. One day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames with smoke rolling up to the sky. He felt the worst had happened, and
everything was lost. He was stunned with disbelief, grief, and anger. He cried out, ‘God! How could you do this to me?’

Early the next day, he was awakened by the sound of a ship approaching the island! It had come to rescue him! ‘How did you know I was here?’ asked the weary man of his rescuers. ‘We saw your smoke signal,’ they replied.

The Moral of This Story:
It’s easy to get discouraged when things are going bad, but we shouldn’t lose heart, because God is at work in our lives, even in the midst of our pain and suffering. Remember that the next time your little hut seems to be burning to the ground. It just may be a smoke signal that summons the Grace of God.

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Categories: Motivate Yourself
  1. Ryan
    December 17, 2010 at 4:33 pm

    very impressive , thank you Rejiv

  2. December 17, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    @ Ryan – Thanks buddy 🙂

  3. December 17, 2010 at 11:45 pm

    nice story….
    thax!

  4. rajeev
    December 18, 2010 at 4:59 am

    God’s grace should never be questioned. It is always there.

  5. Sarabjeet Thukral
    December 18, 2010 at 8:25 am

    Whatsoever happens, happens for the best, we may or may not see it in short time but does in long run.

  6. pinky
    December 18, 2010 at 8:52 am

    God is really great….

  7. December 18, 2010 at 10:07 am

    @ Imran – Thanks bro 🙂
    @ Rajeev – Yes I agree fully, its always there 🙂
    @ Sarabjeet – Welcome to this blog, you seem to be new visitor. Your comment is precious, we follow our holly book Geeta and it also says the same, isn’t it? 🙂
    @ Pinky – yes HE is great, no doubt about it 🙂

  8. Amisha
    December 23, 2010 at 5:21 am

    God is great he always works in mysterious ways.

  9. December 24, 2010 at 5:01 pm

    @ Amisha – True, we must have faith in HIM!

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