In 1986 I went to see a Christian friend in a flat ( apartment ) downstairs from mine. I knocked on his door and when he opened the door I could see from his face that he was depressed and lonely. He invited me into his flat and told me that he going down to Digbeth ( in Birmingham ) coach station in 2 weeks time to take a bus to visit his girl friend in France.
He informed me that he had asked his girlfriend if she would marry him. Her reply was, “Can you wait 5 years because I am doing a teaching degree in English so that I can teach English in schools?” He said to me, “I can’t wait for 5 years so can you pray for a wife for me.”
So I prayed, “Lord you know Garry’s heart concerning a wife and you know he is going to Digbeth Bus station in 2 weeks time. Lord, you know he is depressed and lonely. Therefore let him meet a young Christian missionary lady going to the same village as he is going to in Rhuron (sp?). Let them get talking, let them get to know each other, let them get married after 2years and let them have a baby boy. Lord, you know Garry’s heart concerning a wife, meet his needs in Jesus’ name, Amen. “
I prayed and 2 weeks later Garry went down to Digbeth
coach station, boarded the coach and sat down next to a young lady. They
started talking and in the conversation Garry said to her, “Where are you
going?” She replied, “I am a Christian missionary going to a small village in
As time passed the couple (Garry and the young lady he met on the coach) got to know each other and after 2 years got married and later had a baby boy who they called Cameron.
In conclusion, God met Garry’s needs for a wife and He can meet all your needs also. GLORY TO GOD!
The greatest need of all is salvation. In this regard if you are not saved I recommend that you pray the following prayer and mean it:-
To continue as a true believer you must follow the Lord Jesus Christ. This involves regularly: 1. Reading the Bible; 2. Praying to God in Jesus’ name; 3. Fellowshipping with other born-again believers.
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