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A new babe in Christ — at 108 years old

Lula Wallace

New on The Christian Chronicle’s website:

Margaret Cooke felt numb.
She could not believe what she was seeing.
For more than a half-century, Cooke, 78, had prayed that her mother, Lula Wallace, would accept the Gospel.
Now, five months shy of her 109th birthday, Wallace — still in her wheelchair — was being lowered into the chilly water at the Norris Road Church of Christ in Memphis, Tenn.
Cooke would find it difficult to sleep the next few nights, as if it had been a dream and she might wake up to discover Wallace really hadn’t confessed her faith in Jesus and washed away her sins.

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  • Feedback
    Praise the Lord!!! God hears and answers prayer always. Sometimes it seems a long time to wait. I am so happy another soul came to Jesus Christ.
    Jack Kline
    Jack Kline
    September, 23 2011

    It’s never to late with our Lord. Welcome to our family. Rejoicing with you, your family and the angels.
    Frank Schipani
    September, 23 2011

    A man went out to hire some labours…the last shall be first… Matt. 20
    praise God from whom ALL blessings flow. may the blessings of God continue to flow for this family like a tsunami of grace, love and mercy. the trinity is filled with joy over this precious soul while the angels of God watch. Lk. 15: 10. AMEN!!!
    robert brooks
    September, 24 2011

    This is a very inspiring story! I will share this with my church family! Prayers are with this beloved sister and her family! May God continue to bless them all!
    Keya Dacus
    September, 29 2011

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