Many people think that you have to change before you come to God, but it’s the opposite that is true. Here are the stories of lives that were snatched from the grip of darkness and brought into the light.
“I began to think maybe I could find happiness and meaning in prestige. But the thrill of prestige wore off like everything else I had tried.”
“I’ve seen and I’ve heard people dying around me. And at that time, I thought when you died, that was the end of it all. You just cease to exist. That’s where my fear came. I just did not want to stop existing.”
As Casey began high school, he began hearing whispers, “If the light rejects you, come to the darkness.” Casey’s journal grew disturbing and dark. A murderous hunger arose within as he wrote down horrible fantasies.
When Jeff was a senior in high school, he wanted to commit suicide. But God intervened.
“I believed Jesus wanted to transform me, but could not understand why He wouldn’t heal this area.”
Hannah grew up actively disliking God. The first 15 years of her life were spent denying Him outright and laughing at those who chose to believe. Those years of denial and ignorance hit her all at once one night.
Kelsey grew up living a happy life, but when things started going wrong she realized there was something missing.
In one instant, Don realized that to deny Christ is like denying that gravity exists. As a scientist, he concluded that the evidence is undeniable.
“I heard a word from God: He was going to spit me out of his mouth – I was neither hot nor cold.” Eric changed from being passionate about partying to being passionate about Jesus.
“It would have been so easy to have packed up and left my husband. It was very hard to stay and deal with what had happened.”
Karina Hou decided to follow Christ after wrestling with feelings of abandonment and thoughts of suicide.
Didi’s story of how she meets God after questioning Him, His Word, life and attempting to take her life as a teenager in Bulgaria.
Marelie Coulon did not understand and was afraid of God. Her freshman year in University, she accepted Christ and is learning to surrender all areas of her life to Him, including school, family, and physical health.
The story of how Maxwell Okpara, a Nigerian Prince, met Jesus after talking with staff member, Ralph Cooley on a mission trip to Ghana, Africa.
When Nick came to Montana State University, he missed his family and his traditions. He felt love and acceptance from people in the Nations Bible study group. Through their encouragement he placed his faith in Jesus Christ.
Haunted by Pilate's question "what is truth?" Emiliano Monteiro finds peace when friends help him overcome his spiritual objections to faith.
"I was smoking weed and doing inhalants, doing a lot of drugs and partying all the time. That’s how I filled my time."
What does it take to begin a relationship with God? These principles will explain how you can personally begin a relationship with God, right now, through Jesus Christ.
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