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The Bible For Today Update

Yvonne Sanborn Waite, D. Hum.

September, October, November 2005


THESE ARE PERILOUS TIMES!
CHRISTIANS MUST BE VIGILANT

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner;
But be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God.

2 TIMOTHY 1:8

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"BUT THEY THAT WAIT UPON THE LORD...

Our Summer is Past

To tell you the truth, I have so much to tell you after a silence of not writing you since June, that I am bursting at the seams!   We had such a busy summer!--and now a FULL autumn!  I am sure you are busy, too.  I am having a terrible time trying to catch-up from it all.  ARE YOU?  One of the reasons I can't seem to write this UPDATE to you is that I keep getting sick!  I think that particular siege has passed.  Another reason for my writing delay is my husband, Dr. D. A. Waite,  has been recovering from his recent hip-replacement surgery.  His six weeks of restrictions have passed.  Thank you for your prayers and for your care.  Praise the LORD he is doing very well!

"HEAL ME, O LORD, AND I SHALL BE HEALED; SAVE ME, AND I SHALL BE SAVED: FOR THOU ART MY PRAISE."  
    Jeremiah 17:14

GOD ANSWERED PRAYER FOR HELP

Right up there with special BFT news is how God has answered our prayer for a helper here in the BIBLE FOR TODAY office.   Remember how I asked you to send $1000 to help us finance such help?  Well you did.  I should say HE did.   You and some of your friends were burdened.  (Not a whole tribe of people, but enough funds to encourage our hearts.)  The Lord gave us ALAN to help, not only in shipping but also in some of the office work.  Also FRED, a teenage friend, worked for us during the summer.  What a blessing!  PLEASE CONTINUE TO SEND YOUR OFFERINGS TO COVER THIS "HELP." 

I have a personal suspicion that kind, sympathetic people will be sending their extra funds to the poor hurricane victims so Christian ministries like ours will be forgotten.  This happened to us after 9/11 when we had to let our son, Don, go because we could not pay his salary.  He is a wonderful researcher, as you know,  and the author of the definitions and notes in the DEFINED KING JAMES BIBLE (BFT#3000M @ $35+$5 S&H or BFT#3000L @ $40 +$7.00 S&H).So I beg you not to forget us.  He is also the author of The Doctored New Testament (BFT #3138 @ $25.00 + $5 S&H).  THANK YOU.

THE 27th DEAN BURGON SOCIETY MET IN TORONTO

The  twenty-seventh annual gathering of the DEAN BURGON SOCIETY IN TORONTO, CANADA was  hosted by Pastor & Mrs. Gary LaMore.  The women of his church out-did themselves with three meals a day for all of us.  You try it sometime--not an easy job.    I want to tell you about the speakers but am not sure that I'll have room in this letter to do so.  Most of these messages are available on video, audio/or DVD.  Call us for information.

CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK STATE

Then in early August, the first week to be exact, Dr. Waite was the week's speaker at the CHRISTIAN LAKE BIBLE CONFERENCE IN STRATFORD, NEW YORK.  By request, he spoke on "The Seven Churches of Revelation."  I hope you get those video's (BFT #3251VCR @ $15.00+$5.00 S&H) or audios (BFT #3151/1-3 @ $9.00+$2.00 S&H).  I always enjoy the quietness of that place, the beauty of the lake, and the simplicity of the cabin which is named THE GALlLEAN REST.  The only clutter in the cabin is what we bring with us.

CHECK THE BIBLE FOR TODAY BAPTIST CHURCH WEB PAGE

The little cabin is a refreshing change to the large, FULL house we have here in Collingswood.  As you know, our house is not only our home for the past forty years, but also it houses our BIBLE FOR TODAY MINISTRY.  It is full of offices and books and Bibles and people.   COME SEE US SOMETIME!   Then it is here at 900 Park Avenue where our BIBLE FOR TODAY BAPTIST CHURCH meets on Sunday mornings (10:00 A.M.) and afternoons (1:30 P.M.), as well as Thursday evenings (8:00 P.M.).  Please look up our church on our WEB PAGE (www.BibleForToday.Org).  

    "SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH...
    A Newly Published Book of Poems    .
    WITH TEARS IN MY HEART
    by Gertrude G. Sanborn     

I AM SO PLEASED TO TELL YOU THAT MY MOTHER'S POEMS ARE IN A BOOK. 

The title of the book is WITH TEARS IN MY HEART (BFT #3196 @ $25.00+$5 S+H).  As you may remember, my mother's name was GERTRUDE GRACE SANBORN.  Because she has been "with the Lord" since 1988, she has a "new name" in Glory (Revelation 2:17; 3:12).  NOW I don't know what her "new name" is, so I had to use her earthly name which is embossed in gold on the cover.

I am so pleased to have this book printed.  You'll never know what her poems have meant to me, my family, and her friends, until you experience them yourself.  Now YOU, too, can be blessed.  DON'T LET THIS BLESSING PASS YOU BY! 

    A POEM BOOK FOR THE HAND & THE HEART
    With a Spiritual Message Especially For You

You'll be delighted to know that this precious 414-page-book of poems by my mother is just the right size.  It is 6 1/2  inches by 4 1/2  inches by 1 1/4 inches.  It can be held comfortably in the hand.  You'll want to use it for devotional reading, for sermon preaching, or for get-well cards.  It is just the size one would want for a poetry book!  PLEASE GET ONE FOR YOURSELF AND FOR YOUR FRIENDS. 
    SPECIAL QUANTITY PRICES
I want you to have this book, TEARS IN MY HEART (BFT # 3196 @ $25.00+$5.00 S&H) but I cannot give it to you free for it was very expensive to have printed but WE CAN OFFER YOU QUANTITY PRICES 2 @ $40 ($20 each) + $7 S&H or 5 for $75 ($15 each) + $10 S&H.  The good news is that you have time NOW to order  TEARS IN MY HEART for any gift-giving you are planning for the near future.  PLEASE ORDER RIGHT AWAY.

OVER FOUR HUNDRED POEMS

There are over four hundred (400) ORIGINAL poems in this collection, with many, many Scripture verses and sketches, plus a few family pictures.  For the most part, each poem has its own page, though sometimes one poem has two pages.  IT CONSISTS OF TWENTY-SEVEN (27) FOLIOS (chapters) on subjects such as "Tears," "The Bible," "The Incarnation," "The Saviour," "The Shepherd," "Calvary," "Christ's Session," "Christ's Second Coming," and "Christ's First Coming."  Then there are poems about death & Heaven, God's will & prayer, and  poems about her children, her losses & griefs.  My mother experienced sorrow with the illnesses of her three daughters--one was hospitalized for three years, one died at the age of twenty, and one was brain injured at birth, as well as, other life's dilemmas.  Instead of fleeing God, she ran to Him and to His Words.  Take her poems with you in your distresses and find comfort!.  

    A BEAUTIFUL PADDED COVER
    MY PARENTS ON THEIR WEDDING DAY
    TEARS IN MY HEART, (BFT # 3196 @ $25.00 + $5.00 S&H) the book, itself, has a FRONT PADDED COVER.  This is something I wanted very much and paid extra for, in order to give the book a special "look & feel."  Because of the padding, the words, WITH TEARS IN MY HEART, embossed over my parent's wedding picture, seem to make the front cover appear three dimensional. 

    Sunlight Over the Bride's Shoulder
    THE SANBORN FAMILY PICTURED ON THE BACK COVER
    The WEDDING PICTURE ON THE FRONT PADDED COVER IS MY PARENTS' 1923 SEPIA WEDDING PORTRAIT.  The primary color--apart from the bride and groom on the front cover--is a raspberry/pink.  I am very pleased how the sunlight comes in over my mother's left shoulder as it highlights her wedding dress with heavenly splendor.  It signified God's future blessings on the young couple.  We worked a long time to get the "look" we wanted.   On the back cover is a picture of the Sanborn family (the year was 1945).  This was my family, before I went off to Bible School and later married.   Can you guess which daughter I am? 

I know you will not only appreciate WITH TEARS IN MY HEART (BFT # 3196 @ $25.00+$5.00 S&H) for yourself, but also as you read the poems, you will think of others and their "tears."   To tell you the truth, we, in the family--who have worked through the years on those precious poems--could only do so many poems at a time, for they touched our hearts just like Mother will touch your heart by her writings. 

    GGS POEMS FEATURED FOR YEARS IN THE BFT NEWSREPORT
    Now They are in One Book
If you recall, my husband always featured one of GERTRUDE G. SANBORN'S POEMS in THE BIBLE FOR TODAY NEWSREPORT years ago.  Many of our friends would ask, "When are you going to put Gertrude Sanborn's poems in a book?"  Well, now we have them in a darling book--at great expense, I might add.  We've done this, not only as a memorial to my mother, but FOR YOUR SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT.

    YOU WILL DISCOVER THAT GERTRUDE SANBORN WAS NO ORDINARY POETESS. 
     A FRIEND'S COMMENTS ABOUT THE POEMS

TEARS IN MY HEART will make a wonderful gift for your dearest friends!

I must tell you what a dear friend of mine said when she received the book.   My friend was overjoyed with the size of the book.  She said, "It is just the size that I like." She called me on the telephone and said,

"There is nothing left in the emotions of life that are not covered in your mother's poetry."
THE WORD OF GOD WAS MOTHER'S HIGH TOWER WHEN TRIALS CAME INTO MOTHER'S LIFE, SHE RAN TO THE WORD OF GOD--HER "HIGH TOWER" (Psalm 144:2).  All of this spiritual assistance, her prayers, her fears, her praise, and her devotion to Jesus Christ poured from her heart into poetry.   She wrote about Calvary's love, her desire to serve the Lord, her children, her griefs, her bitterness, her family, her husband, her parents, and the world around her.

YOU SEE, THERE WERE THREE DAUGHTERS BORN TO GERTRUDE AND REN SANBORN AND EACH ONE HAD A DRASTIC DISEASE OR MENTAL DISAPPOINTMENT.  The firstborn, YVONNE, at age three had a bone disease that put her into a hospital bed for three years, the third-born.  BEVERLY became mentally retarded at birth.  The second-born, AUDREY, died at the age of twenty of Hodgkin's disease--cancer of the lymph glands.  Then later in their marriage, Gertrude's husband, my father, lost his leg.  Instead of defying God and cursing His Name, my parents  ran to Him and found comfort and peace in the midst of their tribulations.  I know you will be blessed by these poems and the accompanying Scripture verses.   They will move you like few poems have moved you in your whole lifetime.

    "THEY SHALL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS AS EAGLES. . .
    DID YOU SEE  A RECENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON OUR WEB PAGE?

On Tuesday August 9, 2005, Pastor, Bible teacher, and author D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D., underwent left hip replacement surgery at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Waite is the president of the  Dean Burgon Society, founder and director of the Bible For Today, and  pastor of the Bible For Today Baptist Church.

Acclaimed pioneer in joint replacement surgery, Eric Hume, M.D., says the procedure went smoothly with no surprises. Using his cutting-edge anterior technique, Dr. Hume extracted the original part and installed a state-of-the-art ceramic replacement in a mere one hundred minutes. Given Dr. Waite's excellent over-all health and dogged determination, Hume predicts Waite will "bounce back" quickly in about six weeks.

On the evening of Friday August 12, Dr. Waite returned to his residence where he ascended a fifteen-step flight of stairs, using only the railing for support.  Although he continues to improve steadily, he is anxious to return to his vigorous schedule as soon as possible. Please continue to pray for his complete recovery.

DR. WAITE IS RECOVERING WELL

Praise the Lord! Perhaps I should begin to tell you that since my husband's left hip replacement surgery on August, 9th, Dr. Waite is doing very well.  You are right when you surmised that on August 27th, we didn't have a big celebration for our FIFTY-SEVENTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.  Also  Berea High School (OHIO) sixtieth reunion for the class of 1945 had to  pass us by.

Pastor Waite's  recovery seems remarkable to me.  After his hospital stay, he was not supposed to ride in a car--something about not sitting past ninety degrees--so an ambulance brought him home.  He got off the stretcher, and immediately walked up the stairs to our bedroom.  He has been walking up and down those stairs ever since.  After a few days of recuperation, he was using a cane instead of a walker.   Now he is cane free and learning to manipulate his new, pain-free left hip. The only problem he has had was that his leg, the one that was operated on, was swollen and he has had to wear a Jobst stocking.  Putting that stocking on was a major procedure, at first.   Finally I've conquered the contraption!  Best of all, using the Jobst stocking has lessened the swelling.   Hopefully wearing it will soon be a thing of the past.

 "THEY SHALL RUN, AND NOT BE weary. . ."

Powerful Katrina Nahum 1:3:  . . .the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm. 

GRATEFUL TO BE SAFE

Of course all of us are in shock over the dreadful destruction in the wake of HURRICANE KATRINA.  From the television pictures, it certainly looked like a war zone.  I guess it was selfish of me, but one morning after viewing the utter destruction left in the wake of Katrina, I was so very thankful to God that I had not been in any of those gulf-coast states when the storm hit.  My husband was recovering from major surgery with many rules to follow for that surgery to be a success.  What would we have done?  What happened to the men in New Orleans with the same physical problems or worse?

For some reason, the Lord permitted me to be sick with bronchitis and another illness when my husband came home from the hospital.  As the first days of his recovery progressed, I became weaker and weaker.  Our son, Dan, was wonderful to us in caring and seeing that we ate.  He helped in other ways, too.  Then our daughter from far away came and took care of both of us.  Everyone should have a daughter like ours!  What if we had been in the hurricane disaster?  What about those more ill than we?

THE ELDERLY & DYING IN WHEELCHAIRS

We viewed elderly men and crippled women in wheelchairs and saw the frightened infirmed pulled along the  flood waters by relatives.  Some were left to die at the side of the roads.  A few were left to drown in immersed nursing homes with no rescuers in sight.  Some died in hospitals. Others were taken to the morgue so they could die in peace.  How awful!   I watched a man find a small item from his destroyed home.  He burst into tears at such recognition.  My heart went out to all those people!  Even Mississippi's Senator Trent Lot's one-hundred-and-eighty-year-old house was destroyed.  He said that the first couple of days he didn't know what to do himself.

FOLKS DESTITUTE AND STARVING

The poor folk in flooded New Orleans, with no help, were destitute and starving. We could all see this on the television.  If the TV reporters and their cameramen could get into the flooded areas, why couldn't basic supplies reach them also?  A storm of such magnitude is difficult to comprehend.  The reporters kept saying that the destruction was "of Biblical proportions."  The distraught, destitute people in New Orleans--the ones who obeyed the instructions--went to The Dome.  Soon after they arrived, the basic necessities of life, which we call modern conveniences, failed.  Soon, there was no water, no food, and no emergency supplies for everyday living.  Why weren't there auxiliary generators for lights?  Why weren't police or the national guard standing by their sides for protection? 

THE LEADERSHIP TOO LAID-BACK   

Perhaps the recently resigned FEMA man named Brown, was incompetent--I don't know. It appeared that way to us TV News watchers.  Yet, reflecting upon the previous, recent  hurricane in Florida, his rescue-help functioned.  Could it be that the FEMA man was just as weak in the previous hurricane as in New Orleans, but the leadership from Florida's governor was better than that from Louisiana?  President Bush took the blame for the delayed help.  In my opinion,  the leaders in New Orleans were too laid- back.  They honestly did not know what to do.  If they had known, they would have done it!  The storm overwhelmed the country.

    Psalms 46   
    "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea. . .Be still, and know that I am God. . ."

    ORDER JFW RADIO TAPE ON THE HURRICANE,
     FLOODS, SIN & MARDI GRAS
     (JFW/69 @ $4.00 + $1.00 S&H).

About the time of such destruction, it was the day for me to make four more "JUST FOR WOMEN" radio tapes (JFW/69).  As I meditated--asking God what I should say to my radio women, I remembered our visit to New Orleans in 2001.  It had been a birthday trip for me in early February of that year.  I had wanted to visit the D-Day Museum that had recently been opened.  (I wonder if it has been destroyed.)  The day before my taping, I had just heard the governor of Alabama encourage her people to read Psalm 46.  She strengthened her faith in God with such reading and suggested we do the same.  So I read the whole Psalm to my radio listeners.  It spoke to my heart.  I reflected on our tour-bus's riding up and down the streets of the city back then.  Those were the very streets that were being destroyed before our eyes.  I remembered being told of the low-water table.  I mentally compared it to the Netherlands' fight to keep her land dry.  I reflected upon the "shot-gun" houses.   I was seeing them on television--those very houses were flooded by filthy waters.  I remembered the sin of the city and the pagan Mardi Gras parades and drunken celebrations.  So I did four programs on New Orleans' recent destruction. 

Since composing the above, our country has been smitten with HURRICANE RITA. Huge evacuations from Houston and Galveston fled the storm by cars, buses, & planes.  Sadly, tragedies met some on the roadways.  More people displaced, more rebuilding of land and lives.  I WONDER HOW MANY KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS PERSONAL SAVIOUR? "THEY SHALL WALK, AND NOT FAINT."

CAROL ANN BRADFORD ASSASSINATED

A Defender of the Words of God

Perhaps you knew Carol Ann Bradford.  She was a pharmacist at a supermarket in Vineland, New Jersey.  I understand she knew her craft well and aided many customers in that store.  She was well-liked, friendly and kind.  She was a private person.  She did not broadcast her good works.  Truthfully, I never saw Carol Ann at work.  I did not know her as a pharmacist.  I knew her as a friend.  I knew her as a loving daughter, a good sister, and an adoring aunt.   I knew her as a person who came to our church.  I knew her as an eager Christian who loved Jesus Christ and wanted to get to the truth concerning God's Words.  I knew her as a cheerful giver to the ministry and a determined Christian.  I knew her as a defender of the Words of God.   She was as sweet a girl as anyone you'd want to meet; but her death was not sweet.  It was senseless!

A MADMAN WALKS INTO THE STORE

Suddenly, without warning, this private person became known to all.  Her name was blazed on the television.  Her death was splashed on the screen for all to see.  Her private life was hurled into the face of just about anyone who happened to be listening.  Carol Ann would not have liked that.  She was a private person--a proper woman from a proper family.  Suddenly on a certain Tuesday night at the end of September, 2005, a madman walked into her store and, with deliberate thought, shot my friend, Carol Ann Bradford, age thirty-seven.  Her present earthly world ended!  It will never be the same for the rest of us either.

Yes, I said "shot"!--as with a gun.  How could such a thing happen to such a dear woman of no guile?  Death is no respecter of persons!   How could a man be so demented that he would kill a beautiful person who didn't even know him?  How could life stop so suddenly and time stop for my friend?   We do not know "how" and we certainly don't know "why."

THE STALKER ACTS & KILLS

You see, Carol Ann had a stalker--yes I said a "stalker."  She did not know it.  The family did not know it.  The store did not know it. The police did not know it.   I don't even want to give you his name.  He is not worth mentioning.  As far as I'm concerned he is just a prison number.   He is literal proof of the depravity of an unregenerate man.  "They"said he was a quiet man. What do "they" really know about anybody?  Perhaps it was this quiet stealthing ability that aided his sleuthing and stalking my unsuspecting friend, Carol Ann.  I guess he fancied himself "in love" with the pharmacist.  She probably smiled at him as she gave him his prescriptions.  I do not know.  In his perverted brain, he realized that he could not "have" her.  So he concocted a plan.   He purchased two 38-caliber pistols, according to the paper, and aimed those deadly, legally-bought weapons at my friend.  Ten times, he pulled the trigger, holding a gun in each hand.  How?  Why?  What for?  Yes, the "secret things" are only known to the LORD (Deuteronomy 29:29).

Carol Ann's Search for the Words of God

One Sunday morning, a few years ago, in the American Baptist church that Carol Ann had attended all of her life, the only place of worship her family knew, a new minister to the congregation began to read the "bible."  At least he said he was reading the "bible."  Carol Ann could not follow his reading.  That clergyman's "bible" was different from hers. It was THE NEW AMERICAN STANDARD VERSION.  The words were changed, the meanings were different, and there were verses left out in his "bible" that were in hers.  That was the day that Carol Ann Bradford was introduced to the Bible-version-controversy in her church.  That was the day she met the controversy head on and began to investigate!

AN UNEXPECTED MEETING WITH AN EVANGELIST

Perplexed, Carol Ann began to study the diverse Bible-version problem.  After an unexpected meeting with EVANGELIST CHUCK COFTY, who was holding a series of meetings in a nearby independent Baptist church in a close-by South Jersey community, Carol's curiosity was peaked.  Evangelist COFTY held to the King James Bible as being the Words of God in English.  He was against the new versions.

CAROL ANN FINDS DR. WAITE  He Taught Her about Textual Matters

Still desirous to know more truth on the subject, Carol Ann searched the Internet.  In the process of a few computer searches, she found Dr. D. A. WAITE and THE BIBLE FOR TODAY BAPTIST CHURCH.  So it was to our church that she and her family came, breaking away from the modernistic church with that perverted "bible."   My husband taught Carol Ann the truth about the Hebrew and Greek Texts which underlie the KING JAMES BIBLE as well as ecclesiastical separation.  He showed her how the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD VERSION's Greek Text of the United Bible Societies was 2,886 words shorter than the Textus Receptus Greek that underlies our King James Bible.  Carol Ann found out from Dr. Waite that there were over 4,000 examples of dynamic equivalence where the translators of the NASV added, subtracted, and/or omitted Hebrew or Greek Words from Genesis to Revelation.  She learned that there were 356 doctrinal passages where their Greek text was incorrect in doctrine.  Her eyes were opened and life was never the same for her. 

PASTOR FRANKLIN DISCOVERED

One day my friend was listening to the radio and discovered a preacher, PASTOR MARK FRANKLIN.  He had a church closer to the Bradfords.  They had been traveling one hour to come to our BIBLE FOR TODAY BAPTIST CHURCH every Sunday and every Thursday night.   Carol Ann attended when she was not working.  When they came to my husband to say goodbye, it was hard.  They said Pastor Franklin used the King James Bible and his church was closer.  We missed her and loved her.  We were grateful they told us why they were leaving and didn't just evaporate like many others do.  Our blessings went with her and the family.  We missed her and them.  Her parents continued attending our Thursday prayer and Bible study for many months afterwards.

A LARGE FUNERAL AND OUTPOURING OF LOVE

My husband and I attended her funeral.  The line was longer than long.  I've been told that 719  names were listed in the memory book, and many did not sign.   The day was cool.  We saw people we knew but hundreds of people we didn't.  They all knew Carol Ann.  What an outreach of love from one's community towards a Christian woman silenced in the prime of her life.

CONTEMPLATING HEAVEN AS A PLACE

As I looked at the coffin with the shell of our dear friend, I thought of the joy she must be experiencing to be in Heaven with her Saviour.  I don't know much about Heaven, having never been there; but I do know that Jesus said He was preparing "A PLACE" (John 14:1-3) for His own.  It is comforting to know that Carol Ann is in that "PLACE."   I know the Apostle Paul declared to be "absent from the body" meant to be "present with the Lord" (2 Corinthians 5:8).    Just think, Carol Ann is present with Jesus.  Who could ask for anything more?

THE DEFINED KING JAMES BIBLE WAS CAROL ANN'S BIBLE

At the foot of the coffin was a Bible stand with an open Bible turned to Lamentations 3:22-23.    Someone said they were Carol Ann's favorite verses.  As I looked intently at the Bible, I realized that it was THE DEFINED KING JAMES BIBLE published by the BIBLE FOR TODAY.  I could see the footnotes at the bottom that explained difficult words.  That was the Bible Carol purchased from us when she attended our church.  That is the Bible our ministry has been publishing for seven years.  There are 57,000 in print today and distributed all over the world. 

    Carol Ann read Her Bible Every Day
    using Dr. Waite's Plan of Reading 85 Verses a Day
    to Finish Genesis thru Revelation in one year.   

Today when I called Mrs. Bradford to see how they were, she related that Carol Ann read her Bible everyday--that very Bible I saw at her feet.  Then she said, "Carol Ann read eighty-five verses every day--even the day, that very day, that she had died."  That means the morning of her death--the day God snatched her away from us, Carol Ann read Hosea 8:5 to Amos 1:6.  She used the YEARLY BIBLE READING SCHEDULE my husband put together  years ago.  That plan is laid out in the Defined King James Bible.  Hundreds of people read YEARLY the Bible, with my husband, using that plan.  Carol did.   Maybe you do, too.

THE UNTOLD STORY TOLD   

I can't help but wish that someone had told those hundreds of friends at the funeral parlor about Carol Ann Bradford's journey from modernism to fundamentalism and from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD VERSION to the KING JAMES BIBLE.  But, nobody did.  My husband would have--if he had been asked.  That is why I'm telling you all about it now because it is a story that must be told.  It is a part of the fiber of Carol Ann Bradford's adult Christian life.  Her stand for the Words of God in the KING JAMES BIBLE was a glorious position of faith and practice!  Even in the silence of the public viewing at the funeral home, THE DEFINED KING JAMES BIBLE, at the foot of her person, silently said it all without a spoken word! Perhaps

By Gertrude Grace Sanborn

Perhaps He has for you a place
Where you may show His special grace;
A place where trust quite pure and sweet
May be displayed in rest complete;
And at this place He has some soul
Whom you may comfort and console,
Someone alone, afraid, and sad
That you can by your faith make glad;
Because you suffered once and wept,
But did His way and will accept.
So in your present place of trial
Cling to the Father all the while;
Believe the Word, He cares for you,
And has some work that you can do.


1953

"Blessed be  . . . the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God."

    In God's Care, (Isaiah 40:31)

    Yvonne Sanborn Waite


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