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prayers. A sort of musical throbbing
beat dully on my ears.
"Suddenly I knew that not my
friends' prayers, but only my OWN
perfect faith ih Cod would bring me
His mercy. Then everything around
me fell into blackness and I saw
Jesus Himself, T? a glow of gold. He
spoke to me in a voice as sweet as
" 'Will you wallc?' came His voice,
a pitiable invalid, and that today she
is unquestionably cured."
I asked the game question of Ralph
Thurber, newspaper owner, and
formerly executive clerk o ex-Gov.
Davidson. "We used to think Mrs.
Moran absolutely without hope' of
cure," he answered. "For years she
was a familiar- sight, helpless in her
wheel chair. But since that prayer
meeting she walks about at will, to
tally cured of her infirmity."
Finally I went to Mrs. Moran's pas
tor, Dr. D. G. Jones of the Reformed
"Except as a wondrous miracle,"
he declared, "theVveht is absolutely
inexplicable. It was the direct inter
vention of God."
Mrs. S. H. Moran, who was a help
less cripple for 26 years and who,
after a week of, special prayer, is able
to walk and carry a baby.
'leaning on none other arm but
"Right with His words, a great
strength flowed into myspirit. 'I will J'
I cried, and I rose to my jfeet. I walk
ed about the room, and seemed to
feel the guidance of His arm."
The city physician, Dr. G. R. Mit
chell, was asked of this alleged mira
cle. "All. I can say is," he replied,
"that two weeks ago Mrs. Moran was
"RISE, AND WALK."
And a certain man was there which
had an infirmity thirty and eight
When Jesus saw him lie and knew
that he had been now a long time in
that case, he saith unto him, Wilt
thou be made whole?
The impotent man answered him:
Sir, I have no man when the water is
troubled to put me into the pool; but
while I am coming, another steppeth
down before me.
Jesus saith unto him: Rise, take up
thy bed, and walk.
And immediately the man was
made whole and took up his bed, and
walked; and on the same day was
the Sabbath.-John v:5-9.
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HIS LONGEST DAY
A retired colonel had been advised
by his doctor that if he did not give
up whisky it would shorten his life;
.. "Think so?" asked the colonel.
"I am sure of it, colonel. If you
will stop drinking I am sure it will
prolong your days."N
"Come to think of it, I believe you
are right about that, doctor," said
the colonel. "I went twenty-four
hours without a drink six months
ago, and I never put jn such a long,
day in my life."