GOD Salvaged my Life: an Easter Message

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John 12:13 ESV

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!”

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Palm Sunday, the Holy Week, The Crucifixion and then . . . .

Philippians 2:8 ESV

And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

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The Celebration Resurrection Sunday

Luke 24:1-53 ESV 

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? …

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I grew up learning about GOD but shunned everything I could as an adult.

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The truth about good and evil never left me.  Still I became an hedonistically autonomous adult free to exercise free will for ill in everything I could as I ignored all I had been taught:  Yes, some of the principles nagged at me but that did not deter my living hedonistically. Eventually I came to realize “I” did not possess the power to make things the way I thought they should be. Not only was I limited, frustrated and angry I was on the road to self destruction.

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One night I turned to GOD; I went deep into a summer corn field threw away the whiskey bottles; Looked up and yelled I give up, I will do it your way. Jesus came into my heart and for a brief moment I though the clouds parted a choir sung Amen. I seemed to float back to my house. I knew everything had change. Within twenty four hours I was inundated with people who told me they were praying for me. I was a new creation and I had a new life.

Romans 10:9 ESV

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Jesus Gave Me a New Life

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New Life – images from pixabay.com

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James Halifko

Author: James Halifko

I am a Baby Boomer with a lot of life's experience to guide me and share with people.

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