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The Lord's Prayer, Day 32

Leslie Basham: Here's Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

Nancy: Bobby Leach was a circus stunt man and a daredevil who lived in England in the early 1900s. He successfully survived many dangerous feats, including going over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

He survived that and all kinds of other daredevil feats. Then, some years later, he was walking down the street, slipped on an orange peel, and was taken to the hospital with a badly fractured leg. The leg became infected. He had to have it amputated, and two months later, he died in the hospital—after surviving all these other things he’d done throughout his career as a daredevil!

When I read that story, I thought, You know, that’s a picture of life in some ways. Sometimes you survive the big temptations—things like Niagara Falls that you know are dangerous; and then, in a careless moment, when we’re not watching, we’re not …

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Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …