In the Garden - Alan Jackson - Fisher of Men - Music Videos
My grandmother, Verneille Whitworth, was not always a servant of God. Like so many of us, much of her life was spent lost and stumbling in the dark. Yet when the light came upon her she knew what she was truly looking for. Jesus came so that we may have life, and not just life but abundant life. When my grandmother received this life her heart was changed and along with her heart, her desires. Nothing was more valuable to her than sharing her faith and teaching the world about the love of our risen LORD.
I was in 5th grade when I learned that my grandmother had Alzheimer's disease. I had never heard of Alzheimer's before that day, but I have not forgotten it since. Over the years her mind deteriorated. She would leave to go on walks and not return because she had gotten lost. Even her vast knowledge of the Scripture began to fade away.
My mother told me that after she began to lose her ability for speech, my grandmother was given a new and holy language. She spoke to the LORD in tongues. Despite her illness, the LORD had not forsaken her. He had given her a language by which she could communicate with Him.
On February 19th, 1996, my grandmother went home to be with the LORD. She had requested years before, knowing that she was dying, that this song be played at her funeral. As I created this video in her memory I understood why. For once my dear grandmother came to know Jesus, she walked with Him daily.
More videos from this user
Recommended for you
- Hope Came Down - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:12:01166 views
- Fireflight - What I've Overcome - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:03:14465 views
- Day of Fire - Rain Song - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:11399 views
- David Crowder Band - Because He Lives - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:32425 views
- Clay Aiken - Mary Did You Know - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:03:28390 views
- Casting Crowns - Set Me Free - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:35489 views
- Carrie Underwood - How Great Thou Art - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:05:06762 views
- Brandon Heath - Your Love - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:03:44375 views
- Brandon Heath - The One - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:23153 views
- Brandon Heath - Only Water - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:10200 views
- Brandon Heath - Now More Than Ever - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:11391 views
- Brandon Heath - Might Just Save Your Life - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:03:03267 views
- Bethany Dillon - I am Yours - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:27422 views
- Beacon On The Hill - Poetry Recitation - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:07:16379 views
- Be Not Afraid - Poetry Recitation - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:06:26392 views
- The Distorted Mirror - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:09:01214 views
- The Chains That Bind - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:07:52201 views
- Ani Difranco - Amazing Grace - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:07:24207 views
- Aaron Shust - Your Majesty - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:05:06343 views
- Aaron Shust - Carry Me Home - Fisher of Menfisherofmenproductions00:04:101,074 views