My Golden Anniversary!

Here is my favorite once-a-year post!

This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief. (I Timothy 1:15 NKJV)

I’ve published this same blog posting for the last few years. Each year it gets more precious. Praise the Lord.

It was May 3, 1970. In just 24 hours one of this area’s most well-known historical events would occur – the shootings at Kent State University. But on May 3, something happened that didn’t make the news, and is unknown to all but a select few now. On that day, a twelve year old boy experienced the most important event in his personal history. That boy was me, and on May 3, 1970, I trusted Christ as my Savior. I am, spiritually, 50 years old today. And so it is a special day as I look back over the journey Christ has led me on so far – a journey that has included both ups and downs, successes and failures, victories and defeats. But one thing is certain. I am more sure today of His love for me than I have ever been. He promised, “I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” (Hebrews 13:5) I can testify after 50 years of walking with Him, that He never has, and He never will.

“Although my memory’s fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.” (John Newton)

One Comment

  1. Mike Smith

    Congratulation bother on your 50th year with our Load and Savior for Jesus tells us in Matthew 7:14 Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and their are few who find it. We are thankful that we found that gate and don’t travel this narrow way all these years alone, for Jesus walked with us every setp of the way. May the Lord bless you and Kathy many more years in servitude of our Lord. Amen.

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