The Man in White: Extraordinary Accounts of the Intervening Power of the Living God
An inspiring selection of testimonies from around the world of people who have seen God do extraordinary things in and through their lives. 'The Man in White' is a collection of extraordinary stories of people from all walks of...
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An inspiring selection of testimonies from around the world of people who have seen God do extraordinary things in and through their lives.
'The Man in White' is a collection of extraordinary stories of people from all walks of life who have experienced God's intervention in the most remarkable circumstances. They include professionals, academics, a train robber, a surgeon facing decapitation for his faith, a Christian song writer and those who have escaped the ravages of war.
The Bible describes a great multitude of people from every nation on earth, clothed in white, worshipping God at the end of time.They represent those who have put their trust in God and who have known his presence and his purpose and Ernest Crocker has collated inspiring stories of people that exemplify those values. They will inspire you to follow Jesus more deeply and encourage you to persevere through trials so that you too can be numbered in that great multitude on that final day.
Q&A with Ern Crocker
Why did you decide to write The Man in White?
As I was presented with one remarkable story after another; stories of hope, of power, of survival against all odds, I was compelled to document these accounts so that others might witness them also.
It is an intriguing title - why did you choose this?
The Man in White takes us on a journey beyond the historical Jesus to that of a personal Jesus. Throughout the scriptures he appears again and again as a man in bright apparel; as an angel, as Christ himself, as the fourth man in the furnace described by King Nebuchadnezzar as having the form of the Son of God. A number of my friends have experienced the man in white in their dreams, visions and in reality. This has often occurred in times of crisis. I have been privileged to be entrusted with these stories.
You have collated many stories in this book. How do you go about finding all these amazing testimonies?
I don't have to go looking! I know that God has a purpose and a plan with this book. He presents them to me, sometimes in a most unexpected way. For example, I met Professor Graeme Clark, inventor of the bionic ear, on a cold winter's evening waiting to be admitted to a presentation in his honour. I had no idea who he was till later that evening!
Has there been a particular story/ person that has really impacted you while writing this book, and if so why?
Each one has brought something special. Dr Reg's personal experience at the time of impending execution astounded me. Feby Chan's ability to find hope and trust in the wake of personal tragedy has extended my faith and trust. Asif's discovery that the name of Jesus was more powerful than a cyclone challenged my certainties. Professor Graeme Clark at 6 years of age announced that one day he would help the deaf to hear, and through his life God prepared and equipped him to develop the bionic ear by the age of 42. This has enabled 550,000 profoundly deaf people to hear!
What do you think being a medical doctor has brought to your writing of this book?
I have professional insight into many of the medical and psychological issues raised and I am aware of the importance of validating, confirming and documenting my findings.
What do you hope readers will most get out of reading this book?
If someone was invited to meet with the Queen of England would they excuse themselves with the words that they were too busy? Well, we have an open invitation to meet with the King of Kings, daily. It is my sincere hope that people reading this book will discover that a personal, ongoing relationship with the living God; Father, Son and Holy Spirit, is not only possible but available to all. If they reach out to him, they will not be diminished but rather extended far beyond their expectations.
In one sentence, how would you describe The Man in White?
The Man in White will provoke you to re-examine your relationship with God, and to reach out with extended arms to embrace the presence, the purpose and the power of God in your life.
:Many of us want to see Jesus, to hear His voice. We want a tangible experience of God.
As a Christian doctor and follower of Jesus, Ernest Crocker has been a witness to many interventions of God during his life. In The Man in White, he brings together an inspiring selection of testimonies from around the world of people who have seen God do extraordinary things in and through their lives. They include professionals, academics, a train robber, a surgeon facing decapitation for his faith, and those who have escaped the ravages of war.
These powerful stories inspire and challenge us to see that God is real and delights in being involved in our lives today.
Content Benefits: This collection of extraordinary stories of people from all walks of life who have experienced God's intervention in the most remarkable circumstances will inspire you to follow Jesus more deeply and encourage you to persevere through trials.
Amazing stories of God intervening in miraculous ways in peoples' lives. Will help you see that God is involved in the world today. A perfect gift to encourage friends, family or loved ones facing challenges and hard times. Colour Photos - An 8 page colour insert features many of the people whose stories are told. Binding - Paperback Pages - 240 Publisher - Authentic Media
Trained at the University of New South Wales, Dr Ernest Crocker is an experienced nuclear medicine physician, and the first to practise ultrasound in Australia. He lives in Sydney with his wife Lynne, and operates in a private nuclear medicine and ultrasound practice there.
Dr Ernest Crocker is an author, speaker, physician and photographer living in Sydney Australia.
He graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of New South Wales with honours in 1969, was awarded the University Prize for Surgery, the Gilbert Ashby Prize for Surgery, and the HP and BL Melville Prize for general proficiency. Dr Crocker had previously obtained a a bachelors degree in Medical Science with honours at the Univ NSW and during that time was privileged to work with Sir John Eccles Nobel Prize winner at ANU. His thesis was related to the role of alpha and beta adrenergic systems in the cardiovascular responses to hyperventilation in arterial hypoxia.
He completed his residency at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney and commenced advanced training in Nuclear Medicine. During this time he also trained in Diagnostic Ultrasound working with Dr George Kossoff of the Ultrasonics Institute.
In 1975 he completed nuclear medicine training as a research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to Sydney to be admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He was made founding Director of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound at Westmead Hospital.
During his ten years at Westmead Hospital he sat on a number of committees including the Council of the Australian and New Zealand association of Physicians in Nuclear Medicine, the Federal Government Nuclear Medicine fees committee, the New South Wales Government Advisory Committee for Nuclear medicine and also the Public Works Advisory Committee for Nuclear Medicine.He was also secretary of the RACP Nuclear Medicine Training Advisory Committee.
In 1986 Dr Crocker with his business partner established Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound associated in Western Sydney. He now works in a large private imaging practice in Sydney.
Dr Crocker has contributed seventy-five scientific papers to the literature in Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound. He holds the qualifications of BSc(Med) MBBS FRACP DDU FAANMS.
Dr Crocker has had a particular interest in Christian Outreach to China, and has visited many times as a representative of the Jian Hua Foundation to conduct teaching seminars. He has also been involved with World Hope Network visiting Cambodia and Vietnam for short term medical outreach projects.