“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
The woods grew deeper and darker, and she found her way more difficult. Soon Sarah could no longer hear her mother’s clear laugh or her father’s deep voice. Panic-stricken, she began to run. She made a wrong turn and was soon hopelessly lost in the woods.
As the light waned and night came on, Sarah grew tired. Tears claimed her, and she curled up by a big rock and cried herself to sleep.
Meanwhile, the parents visited with their friends, borrowed some supplies, and returned home just at nightfall. To their horror they discovered that Sarah was gone.
You know the feeling when you’re in deep trouble, but you know God can get you out? That feeling is called hope.
The 25 true stories from the pages of Guide magazine in this collection are just like that. Meet Sarah, the little girl lost in the woods, whose only hope of rescue was an unbelievable dream. Learn about the day prayer was the only thing standing between Peter’s farm and the swarm of grasshoppers. Ride the Underground Railroad to freedom with Henry. Try to figure out how Tom’s dog is going to rescue six men in danger of drowning after a shipwreck.