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Gods Romance With a Soldier and The Spider Web (9 Meg Dowload to view ~ 5 minutes)


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God's romance to a soldiers prayer.

Gods Romance With a Soldier and The Spider Web (9 Meg Dowload to view ~ 5 minutes)

  1. 1. God’s Romance With a Soldier and The Spider Web Prepared: Varouj Author: Unknown (Edited) Music: Michael W. Smith “ The Call”
  2. 2. <ul><li>Iris is a type of flower among the 200–300 species of flowering plants </li></ul><ul><li>with flamboyant flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s of Greek origin, and its meaning is &quot;rainbow&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>A flower name Mythology: Iris was a messenger-goddess who rode rainbows between heaven and earth to deliver messages from Olympus. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>During World War II, </li></ul><ul><li>a US marine was separated from his unit </li></ul><ul><li>on a Pacific island. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The fighting had been fierce and intense, </li></ul><ul><li>and in the smoke and the crossfire he had lost touch with his friends. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Alone in the jungle, he could hear enemy soldiers coming in his direction. </li></ul><ul><li>Scrambling for cover, he found his way up a high ridge to several small caves in the rock. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Quickly he crawled inside </li></ul><ul><li>one of the caves. </li></ul><ul><li>Though safe for the moment, he realized that once the enemy soldiers looking for him swept up the ridge, they would quickly search all the caves and he would be caught and killed. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>As he waited in fear & anxiously, he prayed, </li></ul><ul><li>“ Oh, My Lord, if it be your will, please protect me. Whatever your will though, I love you </li></ul><ul><li>and trust in you. </li></ul><ul><li>Amen . &quot; </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>After praying, he lay quietly listening to the enemy begin to draw close. He thought, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Well, I guess the Lord isn't going to help me out of this one.” </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Then he saw </li></ul><ul><li>a spider begin to build a web over the front of his cave. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>As he watched from inside the cave, heard the enemy searching for him. </li></ul><ul><li>All the while, the spider layered strand after strand of web across the opening of the cave. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>&quot; Hah,&quot; he thought….. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;What I need is a brick wall and what the Lord has sent me is a spider web.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Perhaps God does have </li></ul><ul><li>a sense of humor.&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>As the enemy drew closer he watched from the darkness of his hideout and could see them searching one cave after another. </li></ul><ul><li>As they came to his cave, </li></ul><ul><li>he got ready to make his </li></ul><ul><li>last stand. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>To his amazement, however, after glancing in the direction of his cave, the enemy soldiers moved on. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Suddenly, he realized that with the spider web over the entrance, his cave looked undisturbed </li></ul><ul><li>as if no one had entered for quite a while. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>The young man cried out &quot;Lord, forgive me,&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I had forgotten that in you a spider's web is stronger than a </li></ul><ul><li>brick wall.&quot; </li></ul>
  16. 16. Seek ye the LORD God while he may be found, call upon him while he is near, For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:6-9
  17. 17. <ul><li>When you’re troubled and worried and fear reigns in your heart and your plans are disturbed and upset, Remember God’s already waiting for the invitation to handle all your burdens you find much too </li></ul><ul><li>heavy to bear. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Plant your prayers… </li></ul><ul><li>as a seed of faith let go the worry and allow God to lead you to places less familiar and visited…. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>May the words of my mouth and meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight. </li></ul><ul><li>(Psalm 19:14) </li></ul>
  20. 20. Oh… I just love this photo. Let your heart unveil the divine thoughts the echo’s from the quiet conscience. “ Prize of Life”