What Prayer Can Do

Robertson, Lillian
August 2006
Guideposts;Aug2006, p14
The article relates how the author prayed all night when she dreamed that a childhood friend of her son, James Rudy Bailey, who is serving in the Vietnam War, is in grave danger. She said, she prayed hard that God will keep Bailey safe and save him from danger. She later learned from his husband that Bailey was safe after getting trapped alone behind enemy lines in Vietnam.


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