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the story of Wai Jia & Cliff

Once a deep skeptic of love, Wai Jia’s world was turned upside down when Cliff, a liver cancer survivor and IronMan Finisher entered her life.

When Cliff’s liver crisis challenged their decision to marry, it was excruciating.

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He calleth His own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.” So His merciful and miraculous leading is individual—“Thou (singular) shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee.” The temptation is great to imitate or to expect the same manner of guidance which God has given another. “What is that to Thee; follow thou Me.” His Word abounds in examples of His separate leading of His sheep.

(from the journal of Elisabeth Elliot, quoted in Devotedly by Valorie Elliot Shepard)

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