A Present Help
In the Bible the Lord gives us a promise that He will help us in the time of trouble.(Ps. 46:1) My wife and I learned this lesson early in our relationship. Looking back now, this story seems humorous, but at the time it was a serious matter. The value of the lesson is priceless, I believe the Lord allowed it to happen to show how much He cares for us and He is just a prayer away. Friend get in your comfy chair and get ready to be entertained, as well as encouraged.
You see this story begins on a night that began like any other. Amber and I were dating, we were in love and wanted to spend all the time we could together. We decided that I would pick her up at her home and we would come to my home to watch a movie and hang out with my folks. ( Just your typical movie night.) I picked her up at her parent’s home, her house was about twenty miles from mine on the main road. She lived in a small town of Pridgen, you would have to drive through the town of Broxton to get to West Green in which I lived with my parents. (The details will all make sense later.) We arrived at my home and watched the movie with my family.
The night was moving really quick and before we knew the time arrived for me to take her home. There was a very important detail that I forgot to mention before, my car was a 1985 Chevy Celebrity.(A real hot rod!) Unfortunately, I had a head light out on my car. I thought I could take a short-cut and bypass Broxton and the police to avoid a ticket (It seemed liked a good plan.) I would take the dirt road, which was a twelve mile straight stretch of road that very few people drove. It was a perfect plan except we had recently received a lot of rainfall, which left the road in a poor condition. It seemed that very little traffic had passed down this way because of the condition of the road and what little traffic had traveled the route was 4