Dear Bible Sender, I watched your video. It was very good. I'm afraid some people here aren't going to be happy with me for sharing this with you, but some people don't get saved "the regular way", like myself.
My dad was Jewish and my mom was Baptist, I went to temple and church until I was in junior high. They wanted me to decide for myself... I decided I was confused. So I read books on Eastern and occultic religions and became even more confused.After I graduated high school, a friend invited me to church. I was very Biblically illiterate concerning the New Testament. I Just wanted to know "the Truth". People around me were kind and I did find Jesus, before I really understood what sin was, or why he had to die for us. He taught me after I cried out, but I do know he comes to people who need him desperately that don't have understanding of him, but have a lot of need.
-------------------- Mollie F. Gershon Posts: 1 | From: St. Louis, Missouri, USA | Registered: Mar 2012
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Yes, our Lord Jesus Christ does respond to those who call to Him in need.
"Amazing Grace" is a Christian hymn with lyrics written by the English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807), published in 1779. With a message that forgiveness and redemption are possible regardless of the sins people commit and that the soul can be delivered from despair through the mercy of God, "Amazing Grace" is one of the most recognizable songs in the English-speaking world.
Newton wrote the words from personal experience. He grew up without any particular religious conviction but his life's path was formed by a variety of twists and coincidences that were often put into motion by his recalcitrant insubordination. He was pressed into the Royal Navy and became a sailor, eventually participating in the slave trade. One night a terrible storm battered his vessel so severely that he became frightened enough to call out to God for mercy, a moment that marked the beginning of his spiritual conversion. His career in slave trading lasted a few years more until he quit going to sea altogether and began studying theology.