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Don Moen Faces Tragedy

Thousands of Christians in North America sing Don Moen's praise song, God Will Make a Way, which affirms God's sovereign involvement in our lives. Most who sing his lyrics don't know their origin.

Several years ago, Don was awakened in the middle of the night. His mother-in-law called to tell him of a tragic car accident involving his wife's sister, Susan. Susan and her husband, Craig, and their four little boys were on a trip when the tragedy occurred. Jeremy, age eight and the oldest of the four boys, was killed instantly. The others were seriously injured.

As Don and his wife grieved and poured out their hearts to the Lord, they felt helpless at communicating hope and grace to Susan and Craig.

Don recalls how God helped him through the tragedy.

It was as if the Lord gave me these words:

God will make a way when there seems to be no way.
He works in ways we cannot see. He will make a way for me.
He will be my guide; hold me closely to his side.
With love and strength for each new day, he will make a way.

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