My Journey Through Life Is So Much More Than One Thing

1065 Words Dec 9th, 2014 5 Pages
Calissa Blodgett
Mrs. Melendrez
Religion, Block D
4 December 2014
Jesus in My Life
Jesus, in my life, is so much more than one thing. My journey through life has taught me new things about Jesus, and it began with my childhood. I grew up a Christian; going to church every Sunday and Wednesday was and is just part of my lifestyle. Being brought up in that environment is a blessing but also has its challenges. When I was a little kid I thought of Jesus as just someone we talked about on Sunday, I didn’t fully understand who he was outside of the bible videos we watched and when my mom and I prayed to Him each night. As I got older I began to really think about this person who my teachers said died for me and loves me more than anyone else. There was a point in my life where I really had to decide if I would commit my life to Jesus; not because people had told me He was real, but because I truly believed it in my heart. There is a story in Luke 18:15-16 where people began bringing the little children and babies to Jesus. The disciples tried to turn them away but Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” This story was read right before one of my Sunday school teachers asked if any of us wanted to accept Jesus into our hearts. I raised my hand and that is when I really began my walk with Jesus on a personal level. This added yet another level to who Jesus is in my life. I learn lessons from Him every day…
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