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Testimonies from the Past

I find it troubling today to hear of those who deny well documented events from the past. The so-called holocaust deniers: those who refuse to accept that man has walked on the moon. Sadly, those who were eyewitnesses of these accounts are passing away at an alarming rate, diminishing the number of those who have verifiable testimonies of the actual events.

Here is the testimony of a General in the Army of how God answered prayer for him. First, let me establish that this soldier was not involved in any recent wars. No, Lieutenant-General Sir William G. S. Dobbie was a general officer in WWI, or the Great War, called by some the War to End All Wars. It was a global conflict which lasted from 1914 to 1918 and is considered one of the deadliest conflicts in history. In his book A Very Present Help, General Dobbie tells the following story which is abbreviated for space.

“In 1918, the final year of the Great War, the Germans made a heavy and very dangerous attack against us and the French Army, to drive a wedge between the two armies and defeat them. The attack was very heavy and met with a good deal of success for the enemy. Our line was driven back a long way, and our connection with the French armies was stretched almost to breaking point.

“It became necessary to move our line to the south to meet a serious threat of a breakthrough. I knew how vitally important it was that this move should take place without delay. Should the Germans succeed in separating us from the French Armies th