“As the film progressed, Hardik watched as a man named Jesus did incredible things—things no ordinary man could do. Some people left partway through the film, but Hardik was transfixed.”
Hardik lived a simple but happy life. His government job produced a decent wage, and Hardik’s wife, Karuna, had borne him a beautiful baby boy. The kindhearted people in his village lived in unity with one another.
Shortly after Hardik’s son turned 1 year old, Hardik’s happiness dissolved because his son grew sick. The young child’s health fluctuated; he would seem to mend but then fall into illness once again. Hardik and Karuna spent endless nights trying to pacify their crying son. As months wore on, the haggard parents knew their son would not get better on his own.
Seeking Healing, Finding Hopelessness
After several anxious months, Hardik and his wife took their son to the hospital. The doctors could not find what was wrong with the child. As the desperate parents sought help from several doctors, their son grew skinny from the medical treatments doctors had given him to figure out what was wrong. Hardik had spent huge sums of money looking for relief for his frail son, but all was in vain.
Money depleted, Hardik resorted to selling his wife’s jewelry and their household possessions. This act brought deep shame to the couple, revealing their poverty to everyone around them…
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