Bob Quillen

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It was 2:00 a.m. when Bob Quillen's phone rang. To his surprise, it was Ray Seigal. Bob had conducted the funeral of Ray's wife, Evie, a few days earlier. Ray said, "I'm sorry to call you at this hour, but you have to come over right away!" Bob anxiously responded, "Why Ray? Has something happened?" With a shaking voice Ray said, "Yes, I'll tell you about it when you arrive."

When Bob arrived at Ray’s house Ray seemed more angry than afraid as he told Bob the events. "I had been lying in bed, reading. I had music playing. The bedroom lamp was on. I was lonely, thinking about Evie. I closed my eyes and listened to the music, when I felt an eerie sensation that someone was looking at me. I was NOT asleep!!! I opened my eyes and there (he pointed) at the foot of my bed stood my wife! Without thinking, I got out of my bed and started toward her, to put my arms around her, when she began to speak. The voice was just like Evie's. "Suddenly, I stopped in my tracks! Into my mind flashed Ecclesiastes 9:5 and 6, 'For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Also, their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.' I shouted to the apparition, 'I know who you are, Old Clove Foot!' My Evie sleeps in her grave until the Messiah calls her to live again! In the name of Yeshua, the Messiah, I command you to be gone from me!'

"The apparition gave a fiendish laugh and suddenly disappeared! I was angry that the Devil took advantage of my vulnerability and sorrow to try to deceive me! I built this house. I was here before he was, and I'm staying. My God is stronger than he is! He will protect me with his angels!" Ray continued to live in that house for several more years, until his death from old age. Bob didn't worry about him, because he knew that Ray was in very capable and safe hands!

Originally from:  Jewish Discoveries by Jeff Zaremsky, page 304, which contains a total of 22 fascinating chapters of biblical history and lessons plus 25 rich Jewish tradition sections, and 27 powerful testimonies, with over 40 beautifully rendered professional works of art all on over 300 jam packed pages.  You can own this treasure by visiting

For more information on this topic, see lesson 15 under Torah (Scripture Studies)

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