John A. Miller Tells His Story I was born in western Pennsylvania in the small village of Atlantic. Ours was a typical Amish family. We attended church services every other Sunday, which was normal for most Amish. Some of my earliest memories include hearing my grandfather preaching from Romans 8:15, “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again…
Everyone who is going to Heaven can share a personal story with you about how it all happened. Unless a person has a memory disorder, they will vividly recall the moment they started for Heaven.
Some share stories about how they were cured from cancer or how they are recovering from an addiction. Others conduct seminars on how they became wealthy or how they survived the loss of a child or the break-up of their marriage.
The story Christians love to tell the most is how they became a Christian. There are always three parts to a Christian’s story:
1) What life was like without Christ;
2) How they found Christ; and
3) What Christ has done for them.
The stories are as different as the people are themselves – but the common point of every Christian’s story is a moment of personal faith in JESUS CHRIST. Without such a personal, precious and precise moment a person can not go to Heaven.
If you would like to share your story of how you became a Christian, please email me. It is always thrilling to read another person’s story.