Excerpt from When Heaven is Silent:
For forty days after Jesus' resurrection, He still carried His scars. And they were for a purpose. Thomas, a disciple of Christ, doubted Jesus' resurrection and proclaimed, "Except I shall see in his hands the prints of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe." (John 20:25). To Thomas, who often doubted the Savior, only Jesus' scars could prove to him what nothing else could.
The scars we all carry from life, whether they be upon our bodies, or upon our hearts, are also for a purpose. Only by our scars can others know that we truly understand their suffering and their trials. Only our scars prove to others around us what nothing else can, "See, I've been through what you're going through. God's grace was sufficient to see me through, and He will see you through too."
When Heaven is Silent
This small book is a compilation of some of my devotional writings. These thoughts which I penned down helped me through a very dark period in my life. My prayer is that these writings will also help you. No matter where you are walking right now, God has not forgotten you, He is not mad at you, and He is even now waiting for you with arms wide open. His grace will see you through.
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