Bilquis Sheikh


Born
in Pakistan
December 12, 1912

Died
April 09, 1997


Begum Bilquis Sheikh was a a member of the noble Muslim Hayat Khattar family, an author and Christian missionary. She is known for her high-profile conversion from Islam to Christianity, following a series of visions and prophetic dreams. She told her life story in the book, "I Dared To Call Him Father" (1978), a 25th Anniversary edition was released by Baker Publishing Group in 2003. The book was co-authored by Richard H. Schneider and provided a foreword by Catherine Marshall. ...more

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“As I sat in the hotel room, I realized that in fact I had left my heavenly Father again. By allowing myself to become anxious, I had run off from His comforting Presence. When would I learn that I cannot worry and trust God at the same time! I relaxed in my chair and felt at peace again. “Oh, thank You, Father,” I said weeping in relief. “Please forgive me for stepping away from You. You are here, You are in that hall. I’ll be all right.”
Bilquis Sheikh, I Dared to Call Him Father: The Miraculous Story of a Muslim Woman's Encounter with God

“Satan, the father of lies. He uses “harmless” white lies to get us started in this insidious habit. Lies pave the way for greater temptations to come. Satan whispers that a white lie is “consideration” for other people. We bend ourselves to the world instead of to Jesus who is the Truth.”
Bilquis Sheikh, I Dared to Call Him Father: The Miraculous Story of a Muslim Woman's Encounter with God

“...as I made the attempt to put God first, some of my other heartfelt needs were given back to me.”
Bilquis Sheikh, I Dared to Call Him Father: The Miraculous Story of a Muslim Woman's Encounter with God

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