"Every event God provides us . . . is the suitable education for the longer term basically He can see."--Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten increase was once a Dutch watchmaker who turned a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's focus camps, and essentially the most extraordinary evangelists of the 20th century. In international warfare II she and her kinfolk risked their lives to assist Jews and underground staff break out from the Nazis, and for his or her paintings they have been demonstrated within the notorious Nazi demise camps. merely Corrie between her kin survived to inform the tale of the way religion finally triumphs over evil.

Here is the riveting account of ways Corrie and her relatives have been in a position to shop lots of God's selected humans. For 35 years thousands have visible that there's no pit so deep that God's love isn't deeper nonetheless. Now The Hiding Place, repackaged for a brand new new release of readers, keeps to claim that God's love will triumph over, heal, and restore.

"A groundbreaking ebook that shines a transparent mild on one of many darkest moments of history."--Philip Yancey, writer, The Jesus I by no means Knew

"Ten Boom's vintage is much more suitable to the current hour than on the time of its writing. We . . . have to be encouraged afresh by means of the braveness manifested by way of her family."--Jack W. Hayford, president, foreign Foursquare Church; chancellor, The King's collage and Seminary

"The Hiding position is a vintage that begs revisiting. Corrie ten increase lived the deeper existence with God. Her gripping tale of affection in motion will problem and encourage you!"--Joyce Meyer, best-selling writer and Bible instructor

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WILLEM’S UNDERGROUND paintings introduced him often to Haarlem. there has been an expression of anything like depression mingled now with the concern strains in his face. two times infantrymen were to the nursing domestic, and even though he had controlled to misinform them approximately many of the Jews nonetheless in place of abode there, one ailing blind outdated girl have been taken away. “Ninety-one! ” Willem stored announcing. “She couldn’t even walk—they needed to hold her to the auto. ” to date, Willem’s place as a minister had avoided direct motion opposed to him and Tine, yet he used to be watched, he stated, extra heavily than ever. to supply an reputable explanation for his visits to Haarlem, he began engaging in a weekly prayer fellowship on the Beje every one Wednesday morning. yet Willem may well do not anything routinely—especially pray—and quickly the assembly was once attended by way of dozens of Haarlemers hungry for whatever to think in, this fourth 12 months of the career. so much of these coming to the prone had no proposal of the double lifetime of the Beje. In a fashion they posed a clean chance as they handed employees and couriers from different underground teams coming and happening the slim stairs. yet differently, we concept, it'd be a bonus to have those flocks of evidently blameless humans out and in. That, a minimum of, was once our desire. We have been sitting round the supper desk after curfew one evening, 3 ten Booms, the seven “permanent guests,” and Jews for whom we have been looking houses, while the store doorbell chimed. A buyer after last? And one daring adequate to face at the Barteljorisstraat after curfew? Taking the keys from my pocket, I moved quickly all the way down to the corridor, unlocked the workshop door, and felt my manner in the course of the darkish shop. on the entrance door I listened a second. “Who’s there? ” I known as. “Do you have in mind me? ” A man’s voice talking German. “Who is it? ” I requested within the similar language. “An outdated buddy, come for a trip. Open the door! ” I fumbled with the lock and drew the door gingerly again. It used to be a German soldier in uniform. prior to i'll succeed in the alarm button in the back of the door, he had driven his means inside of. Then he took off his hat, and within the October twilight, I famous the younger German watchmaker whom Father had discharged 4 years in the past. “Otto! ” I cried. “Captain Altschuler,” he corrected me. “Our positions are somewhat reversed, omit ten growth, are they now not? ” i peeked at his insignia. He used to be now not a captain or whatever with regards to it, yet I stated not anything. He appeared round the store. “Same stuffy little place,” he stated. He reached for the wall change, yet I positioned my surrender it. “No! We don’t have blackout colours within the store! ” “Well, let’s cross upstairs the place we will be able to speak over previous instances. That outdated clock cleanser nonetheless round? ” “Christoffels? He died within the gasoline scarcity final wintry weather. ” Otto shrugged. “Good riddance then! What concerning the pious outdated Bible reader? ” i used to be edging my technique to the revenues counter the place one other bell was once situated. “Father is particularly good, thanks. ” “Well, aren’t you going to ask me as much as pay my respects? ” Why used to be he so wanting to pass upstairs?

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