Dr. Kent Brantly has officially been discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta and was sure to thank God and those responsible for helping him recover from the deadly Ebola virus.
"Today is a miraculous day," Brantly said at the news conference. "I am thrilled to be alive, to be well, and to be reunited with my family."
Brantly, a doctor with Samaritan's Purse, and another missionary, Nancy Writebol, both contracted the disease while working in Liberia. They were flown back to the United States earlier this month for specialized treatment at Emory University, which has one of the nation's best Ebola treatment facilities. The two were treated with an experimental drug, ZMapp, and were under constant monitoring and hydration. more >>
Many of us are afraid of doing things just because it may ruin our appearance. Such as, running in the rain because we don't want to get wet. For those who have tried it, can definitely say that it is AWESOME!
Most people would put their lives on hold just to stay dry. But life is about taking chances and trying new things we never thought we would enjoy. It is the small things in life such as, running out in the rain and getting a little wet, that is a reward for living.
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The parents of American journalist James Foley have said that they are "so proud" of their son and know that he is in Heaven, after he was brutally murdered by members of Jihadist group ISIS.
"We know Jimmy's free," John Foley said in front of his family's home in Rochester, New Hampshire on Wednesday. "He's finally free. And we know he's in God's hands … and we know he's in Heaven."
James had been captured by militants while reporting in Syria nearly two years ago. It was revealed yesterday that the Obama administration had authorized a secret military mission to try and recover Foley and other Americans being held in Syria. However, they were unable to locate the hostages after Foley and a number of other abducted journalists were moved just hours or days before. more >>
We have all been tempted to do things we knew were wrong and outside of God's will. Many of us face these temptations each and every day, but do our best to do what is right. When we do wrong, we often feel the guilt and shame from the sin that we committed.
Even when we try to do the right thing, we may fall into Satan's trap. We have our ups and downs as Christians and these come when we fail to do the right thing or give into temptation.
There are many Bible verses that talk about temptation and testing. Most are given in forms of warnings or show us how Jesus was tested. God even invites us to test Him with our giving. more >>
When Rachael Price starts to sing, her voice will sound very different because not many women sing in this tone nowadays. She is the lead vocalist for Lake Street Dive. Rachael wrote this song, "What I'm Doing Here," and performed it in one unedited take.
A different style of singing and a beautiful original song separates this from any other popular songs. This Tennessee native formed the band in 2004 after meeting her fellow musicians at the New England Conservatory Massachusetts.
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There may be many times in our lives when we feel we want to give more to those who need help. Most of the time we help those in need with money, but that is not the only way you can give to others. We can all give something, whether its time, help run errands, lift something up for someone, or even speaking to someone who needs it.
Jesus helped all those who were in need of Him. He loved all of his people equally and healed those who were in need of his touch.
Below are 5 Bible verses that Jesus spoke about helping others: more >>