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Jarvis Slacks graduated with an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2008, and now teaches at Montgomery College in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. You can follow his life journey at JarvisSlacks.com.
November 25th, 2009
One believer puts aside his childhood religion
I was just a child when I first began learning about Christianity in my hometown in North Carolina, but I was soon faced with a powerful choice: Would I accept Jesus Christ into my heart as my own personal savior? It is the single most powerful question a Christian can ask a person. If you say yes, you get into Heaven after you die. It is that simple: you have to believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, that he took flesh, that he sacrificed himself for the rest of us, that he was crucified for the rest of us, that he died so that our sins would be absolved. You have to believe that he rose from the dead, and that he is going to return. You also have to believe that if you don’t believe, if you don’t accept Jesus Christ…
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