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Emergency Appendectomies & God’s Providence

“For you formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb.  I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.” Psalm 139:13-14 “There’s no known reason for the appendix.”  That was what someone mentioned to me the day after emergency surgery to have my ruptured appendix removed.  Whether or not the medical experts have ever figured out what the appendix does, the One who created us knows exactly why he formed us with the tiny vestigial structure at the end of our large intestines.  In my case, it may have been to take me off my feet and get some rest. Returning last Tuesday from spending the Thanksgiving holiday with my family in Florida, I was ready to get back into the office.  I knew that my … Read entire article »

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