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ordon  Williams  was born  Sep-  to look beyond the merely visible, he was
               tember 6, 1942 and raised  in   ready to think seriously about what the
        GGrand Bank on the south coast       Bible said. At a Bible study he attended on
        of Newfoundland. He spent several years   Matthew 13, he read the words of the Lord,
        in the Canadian Navy on the aircraft car-  “For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and
        rier Bonaventure where he learned to be a   their ears are dull of hearing, and their
        good electrician. He graduated as a geo-  eyes they have closed; lest at any time
        physicist from Memorial University in St.   they should see with their eyes, and hear
        John’s and moved to Alberta to work with   with their ears, and should understand
        an oil company finding oil on the prairies   with their heart, and should be converted,
        and off of the shores of Newfoundland.   and I should heal them.” Gordon, with his
        When invited by believers from the West   keen analytical mind, criticized those early
        Hillhurst assembly in Calgary to send their   listeners who had not understood what
        three children to Sunday school, he and his   the Lord Jesus was teaching. Then it came
        wife Doreen began attending Bible studies   to him, “That’s me. I’m just like them.”
        held by the assembly.                In December 1972, Gordon accepted the
          In his past, he had seen a plaque, “Seek   words and work of the Lord personally,
        ye the Lord while He may be found.” Now   and he was saved.
        nearly 30 years old, he heard the same   Two years later, he came into fellowship
        message. As a logical intellectual trained   in the West Hillhurst assembly, and two

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