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Friday, October 19, 2007

The "My Testimony" Challenge Winner!

This weeks winner Marilee, is a great lady with a great testimony. She is so fun in our community forums and is always there to lend prayers and advice.

To learn more about here, click here. To see her projects, click here.

Journaling Reads:

When I was 5 or 6 years old, I told my parents I wanted to ask Jesus into my heart. so, kneeling at our couch (which had a flowered slip cover...a vivid memory to me of that event), I asked Jesus into my heart. I really remember nothing else of that "life-changing" event. BUT...I know that because of that moment in my life, I will live in heaven with Jesus forever when it is time for me to leave this earth.

I have led a "good life"---never had a time in my life when I turned away from God. Yet, there were times in my life when I felt like I had no "great testimony" of "when I became a Christian". God didn't save me from a "great sinful life". BUT...He did save me. Who knows what would have become of me if I hadn't received Jesus at a young age.

I have gone through many trials and there were times when I felt far from God. But, He never moved---HE was always there! I am very thankful that I have not turned away from Him. I am amazed that having lived 50 years as a Christian, there is always something new to learn from God! I am always growing!

God is SO GOOD!
What A Friend I Have in Jesus!
Jesus Loves ME!

"Trust in the Lord with all my heart..." Prov. 3:5

When my dad was the pastor of his first church in Beaver, OR, I realized my need for a Savior. This picture was taken sometime during the three years we lived in Beaver. It was on this couch that I asked Jesus into my heart. In this picture, I think I was about four years old. I was saved at five or six years old.


Krystal Hartley said...

Congratulations, Marilee! Wonderful story...LOVE that you included a photo of the sofa! TFS!

Sunny said...

Love the journaling.
Thanks for sharing with us!

Dahlia Co said...

Marilee, congratulations! Your testimony LO is awesome and you're also such a great inspiration t all of us!

Anne House said...

Excellent, Marilee- love the story!

Unknown said...

What a beautiful page and inspirational testimony! Congrats Merilee! :)

~ Dani