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The First Time I Got Saved

My Testimony; The story of the first time I got saved. From Beth at Down Lily Elizabeth Lane.

My Testimony begins with The First Time I Got Saved. I was only a child, but it was just as real as any of the other times I got saved or rededicated my life.

It was also the first time that I would hear the Lord speak to me. However, it would be many years before I realized that.

Telling the story of my childhood salvation experience may seem like a strange place to start. But this is definitely where my story begins.

One Sunday morning

I was around five years old and sitting in a familiar Sunday school classroom in our home church. A freewill Baptist church in Flint MI. My father had been an assistant pastor in that church around the time I was born. But by this time, my mother and father were divorced and my two, much older, sisters were no longer attending church. Now, it was just my mother and me.

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Let me be the First to Tell You – I’m not Perfect.  

Let Me be the First to Tell You – I’m not Perfect

 I’m Not Perfect

  I’m not Perfect,  no one is perfect,  and Christians are no exception.  But if you were looking at a list of near perfect Christians,  my name would not on be found on that list….. I wanted you to know and I wanted to be the one to tell you.   You see when I started this blog I felt the Lord leading me, but I told the Lord that I was going to try it my way.  That wasn’t the right answer,  but I am certain it came as no surprise to the Lord. After all, He’s known me longer than my whole life, He knew me before he formed me (Jeremiah 1:5).   And so,  after wandering around in the blogging world for a few months, I have come to a place where I feel I know the direction that God wants me to go. And I am now ready to follow.    That’s going to mean some soul-baring on my part.  Soul-baring is going to be hard for someone as introverted (and proud) as me.  I could have been perfectly happy without ever letting you see,  anything close to,  the real me.  But that’s not blogging,  that’s creating an image.  

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