Faith and Experience

Gracia Grindal

Article Type: Perspective

Publication Date: 7/1/1981

Issue: Experience and Christian Faith (Vol. 1, No 3, Summer, 1981)

It has never occurred to me that faith and experience could be separated. As a veteran of testimony and prayer meetings and Bible studies that emphasized over and over again that God was involved in our lives, I came to believe it. Not because of all the hard evidence I heard there: God would tell you when to sell your house, the sex of your baby, or even take over the wheel of your car if you wanted to drive 110 mph and get to Spokane faster. Iíve heard amazing things about Godís involvement in our daily lives; it isnít those stories that convinced me. But other stories have.

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