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The battle of Reading Rock - Part 04

Royston 1946 (Reading)

Later on we prayed, as in bed we laid,
and snuggled down for the night
Then with a mighty rip, loud went the zip,
and two faces came into sight.
Thinking that we, would fail to see,
or understand they tried to leave
“The Lord will know, and to us can show”.
“His will if we have faith and believe.”

As we made room, they came in from the gloom,
and we both began to pray
Then they said, in a voice so dread,
“There's someone else here, we can't stay.”
For with us that night, to our delight,
the closeness of God we could sense
and then as they, went on their way,
we lay basking in His presence.

It was midnight and we climbed into our sleeping bags to settle down for the night when we heard the zip on the tent entrance being opened and two faces appeared. “Come on in,” we said and the four of us chatted for quite a while. Then they became unsettled telling us that they had to leave because God was in the tent. They had to go because they were involved in things that He would not approve of. Dave and I felt the presence of the Holy Spirit with us both after they left.
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