At the age of 17, the spring of April 2, 1997, I made my profession of faith before many witnesses. Prior to that, at the age of 12, I knew God was the creator of the world, and that Jesus died for my sins.I’m not entirely sure when He awakened my heart to know Him. It could have been when I was 5 years old because I remember standing by the front door of the home I grew up in, holding something in my hand, and knowing we were a Christian family.

What is the result of this? New life in Christ. It’s just like the GOSPEL message in the previous post. All He asks from us is to surrender to Him. May God our Heavenly Father be gracious to each of us, as His children, to surrender to Him continually in love, until He takes us Home.

Because He first loved me,…