Friday, February 8, 2013

God Speaks: Real Stories of God's Guiding Hands in Real People's Lives: An Angel in the Form of a Homeless Man

The book "Treasuring Grace" was inspired by a dream in which co -author Tracy Roberts feels that God spoke to her and directed her hand in the writing of the story. Many people feel God's special influence in their lives in direct or indirect ways.  This column seeks to bring you some of their inspirational stories.

The below story is from a public forum post from

An Angel In The Form Of A Homeless Man

By: kbentley17
Written on December 7th, 2009


  1. I used to do that when I was a new Christian, but I find it off putting. People do not really want to be preached to. I found it better to send a tract in a letter. Or in a birthday card or something like that. I can relate to the homeless mans fealings, I think feeding them is preaching more eloquently than any tract. Its a pity more pastors or church elders could not find the homeless and bring them into the congregation with a promice of a meal after.Maybe even offer a place to sleep. Its a touchy thing because then you are liable for anything that happens. In todays world nothing is simple.

    1. Thanks for stopping by and commenting! I appreciate your thoughts and for bringing your point of view to the story.
      Treasuring Grace..

  2. That's a great story. Happily, I think a lot of churches are starting to realize the quickest way to bring people to Christ is to meet their physical needs first. Thank you for a great post!

    1. Thanks Julie for stopping by and commenting. I am glad you enjoyed the story.


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