12rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing stedfastly in prayer;
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To Believe But Also to Suffer, The Story of Today's Heroes Behind the Iron Curtain Marguerite Warburton
The Mikhail family soon after their conversion were brought into a season of severe testing, they lost their home to a terrible storm and were quickly the subject of mockery in their neighbourhood. But this family bore the misfortune with hope, hymns and thanksgiving and by their testimony, other members of their extended family were drawn to the light of the gospel.