John 1:29 “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!”
Dearly Beloved: May God’s grace, peace, mercy and redemption be ever upon you. May you bask in the glory of the Lord for all eternity.
I remember what it was like being unsaved. That was about four years ago. Boy, what a confusing time it was. I remember feeling so cold and lost. Each day just dragged into the next. I was always stressed out and worried. I ran with sinners and lowlifes. Thus, I was always paranoid that one of them would backstab me or cheat me. Yes, sir, I remember like it was yesterday. Often times, I didn’t live day by day, but from one drink to the next. I remember not having a sense of direction, feeling like I was wandering aimlessly. I remember the pain. Lord knows, I was hurting so bad. The pain was deep and excruciating. I remember feeling like my only reason for being was to provide for my family and find ways to numb the pain. I remember chasing false remedies. I remember grasping at what I thought was a cure, only to find out it was nothing but a deep, dark pit – a vast expanse of nothingness and solitude – a cold dark place where once you were trapped, you felt as though there was no way out. Every time you tried to escape it, the pit got deeper. I remember how scary that was. I remember how hopeless I felt. I lost faith in everyone and everything – (more…)