Theo 104 Reflection Paper

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Holly Peters September 13, 2012 Theo 104 Reflection Paper #1 Introduction: Within this paper I will be reflecting over the first part of Theology 104. This class has addressed many topics that have given me a better understanding on Christianity, the Bible and most importantly Jesus Christ. I will be addressing two topics that I feel are very important to Christianity the first topic being the Importance of Personal Testimony and the second topic covering the Importance of Maintaining a Christian Lifestyle. Both of those topics I think help lay a foundation for an individual’s walk with Christ. The Importance of Personal Testimonies: A person’s testimony explains why they are a Christian. Their testimony tells about…show more content…
Non-believers are lost but many still feel that void, and Satan usually takes advantage and deceives the mind into filling that void with sin. Sin is present in everyone’s life but with Jesus Christ as our savior we are saved and forgiven. Testimonies give encouragement; it’s a real life present day example of Gods everlasting love for us. When someone hears your testimony it helps them open up for God to work in their lives. I personally have encountered many hardships, at one point many would tell you I had all the odds stacked against me. There came a time where it seemed easier to give up and to give in to the world around me, but I clung to my savior, to the words of truth found in the Bible. When life itself seemed impossible, I kept on believing and having faith. I knew God had reason and meaning for everything. Which he did, I experienced a breakthrough that transformed my life. The breakthrough is apparent to many. I wouldn’t change a thing, because God walked with me through the valley. I don’t think I would be as appreciative as I am if it hadn’t been for all the pain. In fact I feel very blessed to personally be able to say I have experienced God and his saving grace in the way that I have. At one point people may have just overlooked or judged me but now I have the ability to relate and give hope and proof that God is in control. So that others will take that step of faith and

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