“One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!”
John 9:25b –
Starting off a new year brings memories as well as hope for the future. For those of us who have lived a sexually broken lifestyle and have decided to walk away from it and embrace what we believe to be a God-honoring life, I’d like to say don’t stop believing, don’t stop bathing yourself in Jeremiah 29:11-13.
May I say that I have personally experienced something life-defining. One story in the New Testament tells about the man who was blind from birth and Jesus healed him. The religious authorities called him and his parents to account for his miraculous change…his answer was, “…One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!” This is my personal story as well. I am happy and at peace.
Everyone must decide for themselves. Restoring Wholeness is not a ministry that condemns or judges anyone. God Himself has the last word. Remember John 3:16-17.
We believe that IF someone wants to walk away from any life controlling issue including abuse, addiction and sexual brokenness they are free to ask for support and encouragement. They must be given the freedom to do so and receive it…just as those who have the freedom to follow a lifestyle they choose. God has given us all the power and freedom of choice…to believe, do and be what we want to – with what God has given each of us personally. If God is who He says He is then He has all power to enlighten and teach us His Truth. He is our Source and anything outside Him can easily be misconstrued.
For us the Bible is the Holy Word of God and to stand on it we must trust His Holy Spirit to confirm it to us. The only substantial foundation we have is God’s Word to us…and the closer we come in a personal relationship to Jesus Christ the more we let go of our selfish, narcissistic desires to be right. John 6:44 Jesus calls us to lay down our life as He did. For us humans that is not an easy task…but it is not impossible!
Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26