What’s My Story?
“I thought I was a Christian – even though I never went to church”
It all started when I worked at the Elim Minister’s house – installing his new kitchen in Worthing. After talking with him, I realised that I wasn’t a Christian, so I would not be going to heaven. I really didn’t fancy the alternative and, over the next few months, I visited his church occasionally and felt challenged when I found out what it meant to be a Christian.
I heard many times that Jesus loves me, and wants me to have eternal life, but I would not accept that for me. For some weeks, every time I stopped at traffic lights when they were red, I had this vision of the burning fires of hell. It got so bad that I tried to avoid all traffic lights, but whenever I came to a red light the same thing would happen.
Then, one morning, I just said “No way am I going there (hell that is) and I said in my van, Jesus please come into my life now.” He did, and I drove straight to the Minister’s house, shouting at the top of my voice, “I’ve done it, I’ve asked Jesus into my life and become a born again christian!”
Since that day, Jesus has helped me (and he still is) in all sorts of ways in cleaning up my life. He even helped me to break free from smoking after being bound by the habit for 25 years. Romans 8:38-39 says: “Neither death nor life, neither angels, nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Do you know Him?
The Jesus I know is loving – He’s sincere, He saves, He’s merciful, He’s God’s Son, He heals the sick, He guides, He forgives sinners, He’s strong, He’s full of grace, He supplies strength to the weak. Now that’s my Jesus. Do you know Him? Do you want to know Him?
Jesus does and can changes lives. If you want to know how to accept Jesus into your life as your Lord and savior, please contact me, speak to a christian friend or visit a local church.