Coming To Faith Research Paper

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“I used to think that I could shape the circumstances around me, but now I know Jesus uses circumstances to shape me.” -Bob Goff Faith is an integral part of many lives. It is what makes many who they are. It shapes and molds people in life-changing ways and make them feel whole and complete. Knowing that feeling God’s call is one of the most life-changing experiences someone can ever have, I asked a family friend to share her story of coming to faith. This is her story as I interpret it. I grew up near Detroit in Michigan where lived with my mom, dad, and younger brother. We were Catholic but faith was never a quintessential part of our daily lives. It was merely something we did out of obligation to culture and tradition. In eighth grade, my world came crashing down around me when my mom left. From then on, my dad became my rock, someone always present no matter the trial. Next, came high school. I attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Southgate, Michigan. For me, high school was an…show more content…
That morning, I remember deciding to go back to that church. When I got there, I just sat in the back, watching the service, soaking it all in. I listened to the pastor preach saying,”You can look good on the outside but still be empty and broken on the inside.
I thought,”Maybe I am missing something inside.”
Then, the preacher held an altar call. Moved by the Holy Spirit, my hand shot into the air. It was so very sudden, but inside, all I felt was a peace and love like nothing before. Since this moment, I have never been the same. It took something radical to completely change my heart, and since then, I have never looked back.

“Would you say this is the most memorable experience of your entire
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