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We need God

"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13 We need God. In this world I don't see how anyone can think that they do not. Unfortunately sometimes it takes a trial to realize that without Him we are really helpless and hopeless. In August 1994, I was at a church in Philadelphia singing as a guest. Shortly after sitting down in my seat next to my husband I suffered a brain aneurysm. What followed was a great trial for me and my family, but through it all God proved Himself totally in control as we in our helplessness allowed Him to take control.  There were times during this trial that I have no memory of, but there were times when I was conscious, that I distinctly remember God's work at hand. After they rushed me to the ER in the first hospital I remember coming awake in an X-ray room propped up in a sitting position and strapped to a gurney. I remember thinking