A Blood Donor Saved My Life!


Psalm 34:10

 "They who seek the Lord shall not be in want of any good thing."

Favorite Bible Versus that have translated into blessings in my life and so will you:

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you” (1 Peter 5:7). and “Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall” (Psalm 55:22

Phillipians 4:6-7 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 145:18-19 18The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. 19He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them.

Psalm 113:3 3 From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the LORD is to be praised!

Proverbs 3:5-6 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 6In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Short and Concise:

My experience through a devasting surgery that brought me into close relations with Jesus, my Creator and Saviour.

I underwent three surgeries to repair tendons in my rotator cuff, which rendered me incapacitated for two years.  Thereafter I made an effort to return to work in pain but it limited my ability to perform.  I had a consultation with a surgeon in a University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.  who came through as a true professional and recommended a partial replacement to decrease pain and have mobility to work with a full range of motion.

After suffering this devastating partial shoulder replacement surgery, I was confined to bed in pain for another 2 years.  Agonizing with no relief.  Other doctors I consulted were suggesting a Total Reverse, which is placing the a prosthesis in the humerus bone with a ball on top, best explained in layman language.

This type of surgery will keep me from working in what I love to do the most, in the trucking industry.  

The Surgeon that performed the surgery, ordered what he calls a Dynamic Ultrasound, which indicated impingement, this is what caused the problem, in addition I have demonstrated ex-rays that shows prosthesis malpositioned.   Four months after surgery, surgeon wants to perform Total Reverse, which is absolute madness as I was dying from so much pain with a loss of range of motion.  Therapy was aggravating things for me as the shoulder kept locking and popping while therapist was doing passive motion with my arm.   I was not able to tolerate therapy and therefore it was stopped.

I fell into a deep depression, it got to the point that I wanted for God to put me to sleep.  I was not about to take my own life, knowing that I will loose my soul and therefore salvation.  I did pray for my Creator to give peace from within and put me to sleep.

I prayed consistently and wept in my request to my Lord.

I read the Bible for answers to my situation, and came across Romans Chapter 8, as I had accepted Jesus as my personal Savior and had pleaded for forgiveness of my sins.

In the meantime my first born had joined a non-denominational church and started to study the Bible feverishly.  He started to call me and talk to me about my Creator and his plan for redemption for us, in a manner that was so clear as day, it felt as if I was learning from the Bible as if it were the first time.  We spoke about his sacrifice and how he forgives our sins and are blotted out, and how after accepting His complete sacrifice we are sealed for Salvation, and that God does not go back on His promise.  Previously I was a Seventh Day Adventist, as I explain this in one of my links, and I doubted my salvation due to a doctrine from Ellen G. White that we have to face an Investigative Judgement and that our sins are not blotted out, and this is false.  This doctrine defeats the sacrifice of our Lord. 

I felt peace and joy, I heard and felt Gods calling from within, a feeling that was not about dying, but a feeling of being saved by my Lord Jesus, a feeling about living and sharing with others my devastating experience, the richest of blessings that I received so it becomes a blessing to others.  

I made an effort to get out of bed and return to work, and I have been working since the July 2009 to the present time.  And every day is a blessing.  I continue to have pain, good days, bad days and worse days, but living and working by the grace of my God.  I see how Jesus answers my prayers every single day.  I see how his angels protect me from numerous incidents of danger.

There was a time when the pain was so severe, I felt like I was going to collapse.  You see the pain from the shoulder radiated into right side of head into ear, back and chest and down right arm.  What I did was kept working and saying out loud, Jesus help me...Jesus help me.....Jesus help me.....repeatedly, and there came a moment when I experienced a warm balm over my body and the pain was gone.  It was the most amazing experience.  

I thank God for every day I wake up and be able to work.  I pray that you and your family be blessed.

I know that Jesus is first in my life in everything I do.

I am a Former Seventh Day Adventist, God saw me through my devastation at which time 

he used my sons to open my eyes to the Bible thruths, which my wife and I cherish.

Romans 5:8 declares, "But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Jesus Christ died for us! Jesus' death paid for the price of our sins. Jesus' resurrection proves that God accepted Jesus' death as the payment for our sins.

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Romans 8

Life Through the Spirit

 1Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,[a] 2because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death. 3For what the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature,[b] God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering.[c] And so he condemned sin in sinful man,[d] 4in order that the righteous requirements of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit.

 5Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. 6The mind of sinful man[e] is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace; 7the sinful mind[f] is hostile to God. It does not submit to God's law, nor can it do so. 8Those controlled by the sinful nature cannot please God.

 9You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ. 10But if Christ is in you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive because of righteousness. 11And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit, who lives in you.

 12Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation—but it is not to the sinful nature, to live according to it. 13For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live, 14because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. 15For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship.[g] And by him we cry, "Abba,[h] Father." 16The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children. 17Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.




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Question: "What is the Romans Road to salvation?"

Audio on same: http://www.gotquestions.org/audio/Romans-Road.mp3

The Romans Road to salvation is a way of explaining the good news of salvation using verses from the Book of Romans. It is a simple yet powerful method of explaining why we need salvation, how God provided salvation, how we can receive salvation, and what are the results of salvation.

The first verse on the Romans Road to salvation is Romans 3:23, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." We have all sinned. We have all done things that are displeasing to God. There is no one who is innocent. Romans 3:10-18 gives a detailed picture of what sin looks like in our lives. The second Scripture on the Romans Road to salvation, Romans 6:23, teaches us about the consequences of sin - "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." The punishment that we have earned for our sins is death. Not just physical death, but eternal death!

The third verse on the Romans Road to salvation picks up where Romans 6:23 left off, "but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 5:8 declares, "But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Jesus Christ died for us! Jesus' death paid for the price of our sins. Jesus' resurrection proves that God accepted Jesus' death as the payment for our sins.

The fourth stop on the Romans Road to salvation is Romans 10:9, "that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved." Because of Jesus' death on our behalf, all we have to do is believe in Him, trusting His death as the payment for our sins - and we will be saved! Romans 10:13 says it again, "for everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved." Jesus died to pay the penalty for our sins and rescue us from eternal death. Salvation, the forgiveness of sins, is available to anyone who will trust in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

The final aspect of the Romans Road to salvation is the results of salvation. Romans 5:1 has this wonderful message, "Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ." Through Jesus Christ we can have a relationship of peace with God. Romans 8:1 teaches us, "Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." Because of Jesus' death on our behalf, we will never be condemned for our sins. Finally, we have this precious promise of God from Romans 8:38-39, "For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."

Would you like to follow the Romans Road to salvation? If so, here is a simple prayer you can pray to God. Saying this prayer is a way to declare to God that you are relying on Jesus Christ for your salvation. The words themselves will not save you. Only faith in Jesus Christ can provide salvation! "God, I know that I have sinned against you and am deserving of punishment. But Jesus Christ took the punishment that I deserve so that through faith in Him I could be forgiven. With your help, I place my trust in You for salvation. Thank You for Your wonderful grace and forgiveness - the gift of eternal life! Amen!"

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The Glory of the Cross

Galatians 6:11-16

........And clearly, most of the world is banking their time and eternity on the religion of human 

achievement. I can make it to heaven by being good or by doing some religious deeds. Now this 

religion of human achievement comes in many, many names but it is really all the same religion 

because the conflict between God and Satan is the same conflict. God provides salvation by grace 

through faith and Satan offers the counterfeit of salvation by works. Satan has proliferated his single 

system of salvation by works and self-glory.

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