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HIS EYE IS ONE THE SPARROW

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DEC. 2008 / HEADLINES FROM HISTORY

“HIS EYE IS ONE THE SPARROW”

K.E.M. SPOONER was born Jan.8, 1884 in Barbados to an Anglican family. He died in the Rustenburg Hospital in Africa 28 February 1937.

He was in NYC in 1906 when God impressed on him the message, ”I want you to go to Africa.” This had not been in his plans but a woman he had meet sought him out and said she felt God was calling him to Africa. He promised to pray about it but still not convinced he attended services at the Gospel Tabernacle and an elderly woman came to him and told “Young man God wants you to go to Africa.” “It shocked me so, I could not reply. I went home praying and presenting my inabilities to God….I asked…He should let me know through some one else.”

The next day an elderly man and repeated the words of the women, “Young man , God wants you to go to Africa.” Within days, someone had moved on his behalf to arrange schooling to train him for service. Although, eager to go to Africa now, the time was not right…