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Jesus Is

Jesus is the Son of God. Jesus is the bread of life. Jesus is the Messiah, the Christ. He was born of the Virgin Mary, and is God in the flesh. Jesus is the Lamb of God whose blood was shed on the cross for the sins of man, as prophesied in Isaiah chapter 53, saying,

“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.”

Jesus is our Lord and Savior. He is the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father but by him. Through Jesus we can find the straight and narrow path which leads to Heaven which is set apart from that broad road that leads to destruction, which the world follows.

Jesus is the reason that we can be satisfied with our lives. He has the ability to fill that void that is within all of us whic…

Why Am I a Christian?

I want to answer a very basic question today: “Why am I a Christian?”

First and foremost, it is not because I was raised to be a Christian. I admit I went to church when I was very young, but I stopped going when I was about ten. But even during the time that I went to church I didn’t think much, if any, about God. But when I finally became a Christian, it was not because I was forced. It was a choice.

When I was about five, I remember playing in my front yard. While I was playing, I felt a hand on my right shoulder. I turned around to see that no one was there, and the feeling of a hand on my shoulder was gone. I was left with a numbing feeling of security and love. Then, ten years later, after I became a Christian, I was thinking about that time I felt that hand on my shoulder and I felt it again in the exact same spot. It was a human hand pressing down. It was comforting, it made me feel secure, and it let me know I was loved. That hand on my shoulder said to me, “I am here.” That…