Corrie ten Boom





Corrie ten Boom

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born
in Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 13, 1901

died
April 15, 1983

gender
female

website

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influences
Jesus Christ; her father, Casper ten Boom


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Corrie ten Boom and her family were Christians who were active in social work in their home town of Haarlem, the Netherlands. During the Nazi occupation, they chose to act out their faith through peaceful resistance to the Nazis by active participation in the Dutch underground. They were hiding, feeding and transporting Jews and underground members hunted by the Gestapo out of the country. It is estimated they were able to save the lives of 800 Jews, in addition to protecting underground workers.

On Feb. 28, 1944, they were betrayed and Corrie and several relatives were arrested. The four Jews and two underground workers in the house at the time of the arrest were not located by the Nazis and were extricated by the underground 47 hours afte...more


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Corrie Ten Boom: Her Story
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Each New Day
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More books by Corrie ten Boom…
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
Corrie ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”
Corrie ten Boom

“This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.”
Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

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