God-I Give It To You Author:Richard A. Gilbert God I Give It To You emulates what happens when God and man live in covenant relationship with each other. Follow the faith journey of one man that discovered "with God nothing shall be impossible" (Lu.1:37) — About The Author: — In 1946 Richard Gilbert began installing and servicing heating equipment for a business in LaPorte, Indiana. In 1950 he... more » married Mary lou Meadows who was an elementary school teacher in one of the local schools. A year later their first child was born, Mark.
In 1953 Richard entered into a partnership only to lose everything the following year. With the help of his father-in-law he started the business, Gilbert Heating Service. Increased competition required longer work days. The business was built on 24 hour service and as the night hours doubled, his body felt the effects.
As the business grew larger, he hired more men, adding to the stress. After 22 years of being self-employed, he sold the business. He raised 7 children: Mark, John, Elaine, Ruth, Rebecca, Timothy and Florence. Three tragedies came into his life. Richard's oldest daughter Elaine (6), and his youngest son, Timothy (6)were hit by a car. Elaine died later at an early age (21).
Through these many trials Jesus was there to bring comfort and healing. Today all the children know Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, and faithfully serve Him.« less