An Unexpected Friendship

The Aquila Report | 1/16/2019 | Staff
boti (Posted by) Level 3
“Wow, I still can’t believe it. Imagine, of the millions of children that Compassion is sponsoring, I was chosen by the president of America to be his sponsored child from many miles away. He became my sponsor when I was 7 years old and he went by the name of George Walker. Looking back, now I realize that he did give hints that he lived in the White House. I remember he gave me a picture of the White House one time.”

As Christians, it can be sometimes easy to take the Gospel for granted, to not appreciate or fully understand God’s gift to us of his Son Jesus Christ, how amazing it is to have a relationship with the God of the universe, that we have “confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus” (Hebrew 10:19). Sometimes, we need a more “mundane” example to remind us of the privileges we have.

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A few weeks ago, after the funeral for President George H.W. Bush, it was reported in the news that the President had sponsored a child through Compassion International. During a Christmas concert many years ago, when the Ministry of Compassion International was presented and the audience was asked to consider sponsoring an impoverished child, Bush raised his...
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