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Footprints by Zondervan Publishing

This enduring poem has graced many books, plaques, greeting cards and a variety of other mediums. It has been cross-stitched onto samplers, and scrawled onto countless letters of encouragement. But the demand for the poem never dies down. Indeed, its eloquent expression of God's care is always fresh and appealing.

The Footprints die-cut softcover book is an ideal gift of support, comfort, and hope. Illustrated with a sand-and-sea motif, this lovely book consists of the beloved poem, Scripture and other quoted material which further impart God's tender love for his children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310979999
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 02/01/2000
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.21(w) x 5.24(h) x 0.43(d)

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Encouraging Words and Scripture

Chapter One


One night I dreamed a dream. I was walking along the beach with my Lord. Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, one belonging to me and one to my Lord. When the last scene of my life shot before me I looked back at the footprints in the sand. There was only one set of footprints. I realized that this was at the lowest and saddest times of my life. This always bothered me and I questioned the Lord about my dilemma. "Lord, you told me when I decided to follow You, You would walk and talk with me all the way. But I'm aware that during the most troublesome times of my life there is only one set of footprints. I just don't understand why, when I needed You most, You leave me." He whispered, "My precious child, I love you and will never leave you never, ever, during your trials and testings. When you saw only one set of footprints it was then that I carried you."

When God speaks to us such as in a dream, he will help us understand it. He will reassure us of his presence with us and help make those dreams come true.

"When a prophet of the Lord is among you, I reveal myself to him in visions, I speak to him in dreams." Numbers 12:6


Excerpted from Footprints by Margaret Fishback Powers Copyright © 2000 by Zondervan. Excerpted by permission.
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