“Where Two or Three are Gathered…”

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There is a beautiful story about the Thomas family, living in the Middle East for two years.  Mark and Susan Thomas were on assignment for Mobil Oil.  They found that the only drawback to living in the Middle East was the government restrictions on Christians gathering for worship or study together.

As Easter Sunday approached that first year, Mark and Sue decided to risk inviting some of their Christian friends to gather in a basement room in their home.  They soon found a number of other people who were willing to take the chance to gather for prayer and singing, in spite of the real risk they would face if discovered by the police.

The day arrived, and Mark and Sue’s friends began arriving sporadically, so as not to attract attention.  It was wonderful to be together, to listen to the story of that first Easter morning, and to sing…

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