By the time any of us are seven years old we have mastered the art of rebellion, manipulation and lying!
When I was 11 years old, I realized I had a lot of good religion but felt I was missing out on something. After talking with my pastor I realized I had never entered
One night this guy asked me to come to a ministry event with him, but I quickly laughed it off. A month later I decided I didn’t like who I had become and went to
God began dealing with me and convicting me of the sin in my life. I knew I had broken God’s Law and was a sinner in the face of a holy and perfect God.
At the age of 9, I began to ask my parents questions about how to know that I would go to Heaven.
I lived a guilt-ridden existence because I wanted to do the right things and felt so inadequate to follow what I thought the rules were.
I was raised as a Roman Catholic until the age of eight when my parents separated and I went to live with relatives and eventually with my grandparents.
I knew all the Bible stories I could learn from Sunday school. But I did not believe in Jesus Christ, and I did not have a personal relationship with Him.
I grew up in a Christian home and my life was basically uneventful and ordinary.
If you have ever struggled with living a life that pleases God, then you can relate to my story.