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My First Sermon

Have you ever heard the song, “I’m in the Lord’s Army”? (Sing, “I may never march in the infantry, ride in the cavalry, shoot the artillery, I may never zoom on the enemy, but I’m in the Lord’s Army.”) I got an email the other day and that song just struck a cord. The saying was this: Prayer: Don’t give God instructions, just report for duty.
Have you ever felt that you wouldn’t be accepted because of your past? Have you always lived in fear of the things you have done, that they might come back to bite you someday? You aren’t alone. I know that I have in the past. Moses in fact did just this as well. In Exodus 2:11-25 Moses fled to Midian in fear of his life because of Pharaoh. Later on when God calls to Moses in the burning bush in Chapter 3, Moses continually questions God and comes up with excuses why not to go back and be God’s servant. Have you ever resisted God, ran away refusing to serve Him, either out of fear or shame, or maybe because you wanted to deny that God could possib…

A little background on me and my personal testimony.

This is my personal testimony. I wrote this as an assignment for a class, but this has quickly become my "flagship" to explain to people why I am where I am in my life right now. Here it is, feel free to comment as you like.

My Personal Testimony

When I sat down to write my "why I want to attend Lincoln Christian College and Seminary" paragraph, I felt I could sit down and write a book. This spiritual journey essay is the perfect opportunity to write that book. My life has been filled with God, hardship, and has been a big roller coaster of emotions, such as life.

My spiritual journey began as soon as I was born. I was born into a strong Catholic family on my mother’s side, and a strong Christian/Methodist family on my father’s side. My dad, being who he is, followed my mother’s wishes and raised my brother and I Catholic. I was baptized as an infant and took my first communion at second grade. As a child I felt pushed into church, as most children do, because I didn’…