Marcelo Carcach (Maryland, USA)
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The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident. - Psalm 27:1, 3 (KJV)
El Salvador had been in a civil war for nearly a decade when in November of 1989, those who sought to overthrow the government brought the fight to the capital city, San Salvador, where I lived. For a few days, my family and I were trapped in our house, hiding...
God is powerful enough to deliver me from danger.
Children in war zones
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