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Runninge Head:e CONVERSIONe TESTIMONY
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LIBERTYe UNIVERSITYe SCHOOLe OFe DIVINITY
Conversione Testimony
Submittede toe Dr.e Roberte Cowman,e ine partiale fulfillment
ofe thee requirementse fore thee completione ofe thee course
EVANe 525e C02
Contemporarye Evangelism
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1. “Ie havee note alwayse beene ae Christian.”
Ie grewe upe ine ae smalle ande lovinge familye ine Lose Angeles.e Ie wase raisede ine Catholice
ande Russiane orthodox.e Whilee growinge up,e Ie personallye believede ine Jesuse Christe ande triede
toe bee ae goode ande obediente Christiane girle bye goinge toe thee churche everye Sundaye ande doinge
confessionse one ae regulare basis.e Evene thoughe Ie wantede toe reade thee Biblee toe feele closere toe
thee Almighty,e ite wase note encouragede ine mye homee (Biblee Versese Ofe Comforte Fore Personse
Withe Ae Mentale Illness,e N.D.).e So,e Ie believede thate bye simplye listeninge toe whate thee priestse
taughte ine thee sermonse Ie woulde gete ae deepere insighte intoe thee wordse ofe Christ.e
2. “Ie realizede Ie needede Jesuse ande receivede Hime intoe mye life”
Ate thee agee ofe 10,e ae numbere ofe changese tooke placee ine mye lifee whiche changede mye
equatione ande relationshipe withe Jesuse Christ.e Mye fathere tooke thee decisione toe placee mee ine
ae privatee Christiane school.e Beforee me,e noe onee ine mye familye hade studiede ine ae Christiane
schoole beforee soe ite wase ae majore changee fore mee ase welle ase mye family.e Ie hade hearde ofe
Christiane educatione beforee bute Ie wase note awaree ofe howe ite wase differente frome anye othere
kinde ofe education.e
Oncee Ie wente toe thee school,e Ie felte verye connectede withe thee entiree environment.e
Soone questionse startede toe bothere mee suche ase whye thee churche whiche Ie visitede withe mye
familye wase completelye differente thane thate ofe thee school.e Duringe ae morale sciencee class,e
onee ofe mye teacherse statede thate ite ise extremelye importante fore everyonee toe havee ae closee
relationshipe withe Jesuse Christ.e Shee saide thate ife wee preache Jesuse sincerelye thene wee cane
heare hise voicee whilee readinge hise wordse ande messagee (Biblee Versese Ofe Comforte Fore
Personse Withe Ae Mentale Illness,e N.D.).e Jesuse ise thee ultimatee truthe thate existede ande onee
coulde goe toe heavene onlye bye havinge completee faithe ine Christe ande hise deathe ande
resurrection.e Thise insighte ofe thee teachere playede ae keye rolee toe molde mye thinkinge aboute
Christianity.e Ie wantede toe starte havinge personale conversationse withe Christe bute dide note
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knowe howe toe doe it.e Previouslye Ie wase thinkinge thate Ie wase ae goode Christiane girle bute thee
viewse ofe mye teachere madee mee thinke thate Ie knewe verye littlee aboute Christianitye ande Jesuse
Christ.e
Ine ordere toe addresse thee questionse ande thoughtse thate botherede me,e Ie madee ite ae
pointe toe talke toe thee teachere aftere classes.e Shee wase reallye kinde ande opene toe sharee here
thoughtse aboute Jesuse Christ.e Here viewse showede thate shee sharede ane honeste ande lovinge
relationshipe withe Christ.e Shee showede mee somee Biblee versese likee Johne 3:16,e Johne 14:6,e
ande Romanse 3:23.e Ite tooke mee twoe monthse toe studye thesee versese ande understande thee
wordse ande messagee ofe thee Lord.e Sincee Ie usede toe studye thesee Biblee versese aftere mye
academice work,e ite tooke mee thise longe toe covere thee versese thate weree sharede bye mye teacher.e
Bute thee experiencee wase life-changinge ande enriching.e Ie realizede thate Ie needede Jesuse Christe
ande Ie receivede Hime intoe mye life.e Ie felte verye completee ande happye sincee thene ande mye
outlooke towardse lifee changede completely.e e e e e
3. “Thee biggeste changee Ie havee noticede ine mye life”
Aftere knowinge Jesuse ate ae personale level,e numerouse changese tooke placee ine mye life.e
Bute thee biggeste changee thate Ie noticede ine mye lifee wase thee improvede psychologicale well-
being.e Ie wase ane extremelye nervouse childe whoe woulde gete stressede easilye withoute anye
apparente reason.e Bute oncee Ie becomee closere toe thee Lord,e mye minde wase calme ande Ie coulde
responde toe situationse ine ae propere manner.e Thee moree Ie prayed,e thee moree Ie felte thate mye
mentale healthe wase improvinge ande Ie coulde focuse one thingse bettere (Biblee Versese Ofe
Comforte Fore Personse Withe Ae Mentale Illness,e N.D.).e
Psalme 46:1-3e helpede mee ae greate deal.e Ite statede thate ‘Gode ise oure refugee ande
strength,e ae verye pleasante helpe ine trouble.”e Thee wordse helpede mee toe calme mye minde ande
relye one Gode ine thee momentse ofe stresse ande worries.e
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Reference
Biblee Versese Ofe Comforte Fore Personse Withe Ae Mentale Illness.e (N.D.).e Retrievede frome
http://www.mentalhealthministries.net/resources/brochures/scriptures_for_comfort/scri
pture_comfort.pdf
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