Rejected, criticized, belittled, made fun of, cast out & ostracized from my family daily.
Exposed to Pornography & horror flicks throughout childhood.
Exposed to witchcraft/voodooism.
Repressed rage and anger
Suffered deep sadness and depression
Bullied, harrassed, shamed, embarrassed and tormented from elementary to High School
Pulled out of school after failing 9th grade
Kicked out with only the clothes on my back
Topless dancer (stripper) at 18
Sexually promiscuous throughout 19 and my early twenties
Had several abortions
Drank a lot of hard alcohol, revelry, lascivious party lifestyle
Involved in witchcraft and idolatry
Very rageful and intimidating
Made poor choices and decision
At 20 years old had major panic attack after smoking a joint. Had demonic realm envelope me for first time, felt darkness, evil, heard demonic voices and experienced fear on a level never felt before. Hyperventilated after this fear took a hold of me in a way that I never felt before. I panicked and was afraid as I also thought I was having a major heart attack as well.
For 7 full years after that I suffered extreme anxiety, fear of panic attacks, fear of death, agoraphobia and just fearful of life day and night.
Married at 24 years old.
Marriage full of rage, complete shambles for first 3 years.
Started to become overwhelmed by a strong spirit of obsessive compulsion disorder that caused me to fearfully hoard unreasonably.
Desperate for relief I tried self help teachings from Anthony Robbins to Oprah to no avail.
Learned about God, Salvation and Full Surrender and finally gave my life to Jesus Christ at 27 years old.
Since then Jesus as given me a new life
2 Corinthians 5:17 - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
Jesus completely set me free and delivered me from all the listed above
Colossians 1:13 - He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love
Jesus has forgiven me for all the sins I had and committed
Colossians 2:13 - And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses.
Jesus has cleansed my conscience from all guilt
Hebrews 9:14 - how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God
Jesus imputes no sin against me
Jeremiah 31:34 - “I will remember their sin no more.”
Jesus has taken away ALL fear
1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear
Jesus has given me a future
Jeremiah 29:11 - For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Jesus healed me from ALL abuse
1 Peter 2:24 - who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed
Jesus has given me a new mind
1 Corinthians 2:16 - But we have the mind of Christ.
Jesus has given me His Holy Spirit
Acts 2:4 they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Jesus has saved me from hell
John 3:16 - For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Jesus has sealed me for the day of redemption
Ephesians 1:13-14 –In whom you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
Jesus has given me Wisdom & Knowledge
Ephesians 1:17 - that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him
AND SO MUCH MORE!
Before I gave my life to Jesus Christ
After I fully surrendered my life to Jesus Christ
Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15