I Am A New Church Home And Form A Foundation For My Family

2072 WordsDec 12, 20169 Pages
I was raised in a church environment and baptized at a young age. I know this was the right thing to do to be “saved.” If I was to leave this earth, I knew if Jesus was the head of my life and savior that I would spend eternity in heaven with Him and other deceased loved ones. It was not until I started Union University did I take it more seriously about finding a new church home and form a foundation for my family. I knew that times would be hard and my faith would be tested while attending school full time, raising a family, and working full time. It was at that moment, I knew I needed strength from the Lord to keep me pushing. Because Union University kept everything based on a Christian foundation, I have a deeper understanding of everything being based on God and Godly ways. “Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations,” comes from Jeremiah 1:5. Augustine reflects back to his infancy stage and realizes that God supplied milk through the mother’s breast, a necessary supplement to survive at such a young age. “You that they gave so willingly that milk which by Your gift flowed in the breasts,” he declared to God. He makes it a point to thank and acknowledge Him for the basic instinct of health and survival. While reading Augustine’s Confessions, it made me think back on past experiences and pains that I have encountered. Everything that I go
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