I Dared to Call Him Father
by Bilquis Sheikh
Scripture Testimony Index stories in this book
Bilquis Sheikh, a wealthy and politically influential Pakistani woman, had a dream about dining with Jesus. Later, while she read the Bible, she encountered Jesus describing the very scene from her dream. She decided to follow Him no matter the cost.
By exchanging her heavy burden for Christ's light burden, Bilquis found grace to do what she felt was impossible: forgiving Khalid, her ex husband who she resented for the hurt he caused her.
Bilquis listened to the voice of the Lord to undergo baptism by water even though she knew she would loose so much.
Bilquis Sheikh lied at a relative's funeral she attended and by so doing, grieved the Holy Spirit and thus lost His comforting Presence. Only by repenting did the warmth of His Presence return to her.