The Hiding Place

"Every adventure God supplies us . . . is the suitable coaching for the longer term in basic terms He can see."--Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten growth used to be a Dutch watchmaker who turned a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's focus camps, and essentially the most awesome evangelists of the 20th century. In international battle II she and her relatives risked their lives to aid Jews and underground staff break out from the Nazis, and for his or her paintings they have been validated within the notorious Nazi demise camps. basically Corrie between her family members survived to inform the tale of the way religion eventually triumphs over evil.

Here is the riveting account of ways Corrie and her relatives have been in a position to keep a lot of God's selected humans. For 35 years hundreds of thousands have obvious that there's no pit so deep that God's love isn't really deeper nonetheless. Now The Hiding Place, repackaged for a brand new new release of readers, keeps to claim that God's love will conquer, heal, and restore.

"A groundbreaking booklet that shines a transparent gentle on one of many darkest moments of history."--Philip Yancey, writer, The Jesus I by no means Knew

"Ten Boom's vintage is much more suitable to the current hour than on the time of its writing. We . . . must be encouraged afresh via the braveness manifested through her family."--Jack W. Hayford, president, overseas Foursquare Church; chancellor, The King's collage and Seminary

"The Hiding position is a vintage that begs revisiting. Corrie ten growth lived the deeper lifestyles with God. Her gripping tale of affection in motion will problem and encourage you!"--Joyce Meyer, best-selling writer and Bible instructor

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Don’t allow me cross mad by way of poking approximately outdoors it. I stored trying to find somebody to provide the Bible to. How effortless it'd be, again in Holland, to get another—a hundred others. there have been no longer many Hollanders within the ward who will be capable of learn the Dutch textual content, yet ultimately I slipped it round the neck of a thankful younger girl from Utrecht. The 6th evening I spent within the ward either bedpans have been by surprise and mysteriously lacking. In an higher bunk at the middle aisle have been Hungarian gypsies whose muttering was once a part of the babble of the room. I by no means walked earlier their cot simply because one in every of them had a gangrenous foot that she may thrust within the face of someone who got here close to. Now anyone screamed out that the gypsies had the bedpans, hidden lower than their blankets to avoid wasting them the journey to the bogs. I went to their cot and pleaded with them—though I didn’t be aware of whether or not they understood German or no longer. without warning at nighttime whatever rainy and sticky coiled round my face. the girl had taken the bandage from her foot and flung it at me. I ran sobbing down the hall and washed and washed underneath the wall spigot within the latrine. i might by no means step into that aisle back! What did I care in regards to the wretched bedpans! I couldn’t endure . . . yet in fact I did return. I had discovered a lot, some time past 12 months, approximately what i may and will no longer undergo. because the gypsies observed me heading down the aisle towards them, either bedpans clattered onto the ground. the following MORNING the surgeon on responsibility on the medical institution stamped the scientific approval on my discharge shape. occasions that had dragged so gradual now moved with bewildering velocity. In a dressing shed close to the outer gate of the camp, i used to be built with outfits. Underthings; a woolen skirt; a really appealing silk shirt; strong, almost-new footwear; a hat; an overcoat. i used to be passed a sort to signal declaring that I had by no means been sick at Ravensbruck, by no means had an coincidence, and that the therapy were solid. I signed. In one other construction I acquired a day’s bread ration and meals coupons for 3 extra days. i used to be additionally given again my watch, my Dutch cash, and Mama’s ring. after which i used to be status with a gaggle of ten or twelve simply contained in the gate. The heavy iron doorways swung open; on the heels of a girl shield, we marched via. We climbed the little hill: now i'll see the lake, frozen from shore to shore. The pines and the far away church steeple sparkled within the wintry weather sunlight like an old style Christmas card. i couldn't think it. might be we have been purely going to the Siemens manufacturing facility; this night we might march again to camp. yet on the most sensible of the hill we grew to become left, towards the heart of the small city. i may believe my toes swelling within the tight new sneakers, yet I bit my lip and made myself stride alongside. I imagined the protect turning round, pointing a scornful finger: “Edema! ship her again to camp! ” on the small teach station the shield became and left us with out a backward look. it seems that we have been all touring so far as Berlin, then every one pursuing her separate direction domestic. there has been a protracted wait on chilly iron benches.

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