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I Dared to Call Him Father

By: Bilquis Sheikh, Richard H. Schneider
Narrated by: Lorna Raver
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Publisher's Summary

How do I give myself to God completely? What happens when I do?

This is a book for everyone who has ever asked these questions.

I Dared to Call Him Father is the fascinating true story of Bilquis Sheikh, a prominent Muslim woman in Pakistan who faced these questions at the crossroads of her life and found the astonishing answers. Her unusual journey to a personal relationship with God turned her world upside down - and put her life in danger - as a series of strange dreams launched her on a quest that would forever consume her heart, mind, and soul.

Originally published in 1978, the book has sold 300,000 copies and is a classic in Muslim evangelism.

Bilquis Sheikh came from a family in Pakistan that held government power for seven hundred years. She was also the wife of a high ranking government official in Pakistan. She gave her life to Jesus Christ in 1966. In 1972, sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse, she resettled in the United States, where she spoke widely and shared her faith with many. Years later she returned to Pakistan, where she died in 1997. She was given a Christian funeral.

©1978, 2003 Bilquis Sheikh (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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I Dared to Call Him Father is a fascinating autobiography that challenged me in my walk with God. How many of us would be true to our faith if we knew that embracing Christianity could be our death sentence?” (Mary Ann Littrell, Christian Librarian)

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To God be the glory!! Inspiring and challenging praying for obedient action and listening for God 's voice.

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I didn't want it to end... glad there is more after the eiploge
what an amazing woman and amazing obedience.

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Inspiring and faith building

Beautifully read. The story is a powerful witness to the way God is st work all over the world. And the courage of a woman who did indeed dare to call him Abba.

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A testimony of God's leading & love

Highly recommended listening. An encouraging example of how God & Jesus guides believers when they are prepared to listen and be lead.

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Abba, Father

What a awesome, wonderful, loving Father we serve and what a friend we have in Jesus with the glory being manifested through the Holy Spirit... just like the sun, shining brightly the path ahead and warming our hearts to follow the unforced rhythms of grace. Hallelujah!

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Brilliant story full of encouragement

Firstly I’d like to commend the reader Laguna Raver. I could listen to her read day after day. She has a gift as a storyteller.
I loved the contents of this book from cover to cover. I have taken away from it the kind of encouragement that I know will live on with me for life. One example is the writers lessons learned in obedience and converting the Glory of God in her life.
I highly recommend this book.
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Amazing Testimony!

That was such an amazing testimony. She sounded like a woman with such strong faith and really high conviction. Loved her story and her example to trust God completely.

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Beautiful redemption story

I love this book -beautiful redemption story of Gods love and mercy towards those trapped in false religions

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Well written, powerful story

Well written, powerful story of a Pakistani woman who received dreams and supernatural experiences from God and how she began a relationship with Him. She shares how she learned to walk with him in obedience and sensing his presence. Beautiful and encouraging. Especially helpful for new Christians.

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I never bother with leaving reviews, but I had to on this...I also never finish audiobooks...but this I listened (not all at once :)) right to the end.

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