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The Hiding Place

"Every adventure God provides us . . . is the fitting training for the long run purely He can see."--Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten growth used to be a Dutch watchmaker who grew to become a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's focus camps, and essentially the most notable evangelists of the 20th century. In global struggle II she and her relatives risked their lives to aid Jews and underground employees get away from the Nazis, and for his or her paintings they have been confirmed within the notorious Nazi demise camps. in basic terms Corrie between her family members survived to inform the tale of the way religion finally triumphs over evil.

Here is the riveting account of ways Corrie and her kin have been capable of shop a lot of God's selected humans. For 35 years thousands have obvious that there's no pit so deep that God's love isn't really deeper nonetheless. Now The Hiding Place, repackaged for a brand new new release of readers, maintains to claim that God's love will triumph over, heal, and restore.

"A groundbreaking ebook that shines a transparent gentle on one of many darkest moments of history."--Philip Yancey, writer, The Jesus I by no means Knew

"Ten Boom's vintage is much more correct to the current hour than on the time of its writing. We . . . have to be encouraged afresh via the braveness manifested through her family."--Jack W. Hayford, president, foreign Foursquare Church; chancellor, The King's collage and Seminary

"The Hiding position is a vintage that begs revisiting. Corrie ten growth lived the deeper lifestyles with God. Her gripping tale of affection in motion will problem and encourage you!"--Joyce Meyer, best-selling writer and Bible instructor

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On the party,” an identical voice responded me. “It’s Hitler’s birthday. ” Then—these has to be their very own names humans have been shouting down the hall. This used to be our likelihood to inform the place we have been, to get details. “I’m Corrie ten increase! ” I referred to as throughout the meals shelf. “My entire relations is right here someplace! Oh, has an individual visible Casper ten growth! Betsie ten growth! Nollie van Woerden! Willem ten increase! ” I shouted names until eventually i used to be hoarse and heard them repeated from mouth to mouth down the lengthy hall. I handed names too, to definitely the right and left, as we labored out a type of approach. After your time solutions started to clear out again. “Mrs. van der Elst is in telephone 228. . . . ” “Pietje’s arm is far better. . . . ” a number of the messages i'll infrequently endure to relay: “The listening to was once very undesirable: he sits within the telephone with out conversing. ” “To my husband Joost: our child died final week. . . . ” besides own messages have been rumors in regards to the global outdoors, each one extra wildly positive than the final. “There is a revolution in Germany! ” “The Allies have invaded Europe! ” “The battle can't final 3 weeks longer! ” ultimately a few of the names I had shouted out started to go back. “Betsie ten increase is in telephone 312. She says to inform you that God is nice. ” Oh, that was once Betsie! That used to be each inch Betsie! Then: “Nollie van Woerden used to be in mobile 318, yet she used to be published greater than a month in the past. ” published! Oh, thank God! Toos, too, published! information from the mens’ part used to be longer returning, yet because it did my center leapt better and better: Peter van Woerden. published! Herman Sluring. published! Willem ten growth. published! so far as i'll realize, each one taken within the raid at the Beje—with the exception of Betsie and me—had been freed. merely approximately Father may perhaps I notice no information in any respect, even supposing I referred to as his identify again and again into the murmuring corridor. nobody looked as if it would have obvious him. nobody looked as if it would comprehend. IT used to be might be every week later that my phone door opened and a jail trustee tossed a package deal wrapped in brown paper onto the ground. I picked it up, hefted it, grew to become it again and again. The wrapping paper have been torn open and carelessly retied, yet even in the course of the disarray i may spot Nollie’s loving contact. I sat at the cot and opened it. There, normal and alluring as a trip from domestic, was once the sunshine blue embroidered sweater. As I placed it on, I appeared to think Nollie’s fingers circling my shoulders. additionally contained in the package deal have been cookies and supplements, needle and thread, and a shiny pink towel. How Nollie understood the grey color-hunger of felony! She had even wrapped the cookies in homosexual pink cellophane. i used to be biting into the 1st one whilst an proposal got here to me. I dragged the cot out from the wall to face below the bare overhead bulb. hiking on it, I formed a lampshade with the paper: a cheery crimson glow instantaneously suffused the grim little room. i used to be rewrapping the cookies within the brown outer paper while my eyes fell at the deal with written in Nollie’s cautious hand, slanting upward towards the postage stamp. But—Nollie’s handwriting didn't slant.

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