Devotion Magazine | A Devotional Christian Magazine for Females SPRING/SUMMER 2014 - Page 34

Image Credit for illustrative purposes: R-Hand-Miha19750405-; L-Girl-Larisa Lofitskaya—Shutterstock Through His House Through His House Children’s Ministry Children’s Ministry L L ying in a hospital bed with a ruptured ying in a hospital bed with a ruptured spleen, Samantha didn’t know if she would ever see her son and daughter again. A ever see her son and daughter again. A victim of abuse, this mother lies there helpless, victim of abuse, this mother lies there helpless, desperately trying to devise a plan to get her desperately trying to devise a plan to get her children to safety. In her desperation, she said a children to safety. In her desperation, she said a silent prayer. silent prayer. Samantha was a prostitute stuck in a struggle. She had to choose between continuing struggle. She had to choose between continuing this lifestyle that was destroying her life, in order “How long will ye judge unjustly, “How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the and accept the persons of the wicked? Defend the poor and wicked? Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked. They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.” the earth are out of course.” Psalm 82:2-5 Psalm 82:2-5 SPRING/SUMMER 2014 | Page 34 | DEVOTIONMAGAZINE.COM