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Breakthrough : the miraculous true story of a mother's faith and her child's resurrection  Cover Image Book Book

Breakthrough : the miraculous true story of a mother's faith and her child's resurrection

Smith, Joyce (author.). Kolbaba, Ginger, (author.).


Summary: Through the years and the struggles, when life seemed more about hurt and loss than hope and mercy, God was positioning the Smiths for something extraordinary--the death and resurrection of their son. When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But Joyce was not ready to give up on her son. She mustered all her faith and strength into one force and cried out to God in a loud voice to save him. Miraculously, her son's heart immediately started beating again. In the coming days, John would defy every expert, every case history, and every scientific prediction. Sixteen days after falling through the ice and being clinically dead for an hour, he walked out of the hospital under his own power, completely healed. Breakthrough is about a profound truth: prayer really does work. God uses it to remind us that He is always with us, and when we combine it with unshakable faith, nothing is impossible.

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  • ISBN: 1546010602
  • ISBN: 9781546010609
  • Physical Description: vi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: London : FaithWords, 2019.

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General Note: Previously published as The Impossible.
Subject: Smith, Joyce Family
Smith, Joyce Religion
Near-death experiences Religious aspects Christianity

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