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#12 – Fred Gillett, Military Man with 12 hours Left of Life

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” – Romans 8:28

  1. Fred’s Darkest Time was when he was in the airforce – island (Shemya) in the bering sea. They faced a Tsunami 50 foot high at 12 mph with 12 hours left to live
  2. Drank as much alcohol as possible and had no relationship with God yet.
  3. Tsunami broke off shore and bypassed the island.
  4. Biggest weakness – what he wants vs what God wants
  5. Biggest strenth – prayer and relationship with christ
  6. Started going to church sometime after and even became an elder in the church but hadn’t truly found God yet. He didn’t believe the bible was the word of God.
  7. He started working with the kids and saw true miracles happening that were beyond his understanding. Thats when he started believing more.
  8. In 1970 He truly found God at a service when the pastor asked him to ask God for the understanding the Holy Spirit.
    Recommended Book – Psycho-Cybernetics by Dr. Maltzs – We were formed in Gods image and why shouldn’t we be happy with that.
  9. Cybernetics is a greek word for Helmsman – when you realize that you are not guiding the ship you can allow yourself to understand that God is the helmsman.
  10. Fred considers his Church – people all around him. the building that he goes to is Shepherds Grove Church in Garden Grove.
  11. Best advice – Trust in the Lord with all your heart.
  12. God is beside you all the time. – If you didn’t introduce your friend to a person standing beside you then he would be mad. Imagine what God must think.
  13. Charity –

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