Personal Narrative: A Decision That Changed My Life

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Once upon a time, I made a decision that I was not going to Hell. Some may ask, what do you mean by that? My answer to that question is only one thing, I saw breathtaking light in the midst of profound darkness. Darkness with such depth, that I felt as if I was suffocating through everyday life. So, when I was 16 years old, I made a decision to proclaim Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. That one decision changed my life forever. I grew up in a mostly Christian atmosphere. I did the usual church on Sundays and Wednesdays, although I did not really know what it meant to live a Christian life. My Mom definitely was a believer but we went through lots of hard times. I was always open to the idea but I never pursued it. I did not have the best…show more content…
God loves every single thing he made in the world so much, that he put Jesus on the Earth to make certain that we were not automatically ending up in damnation. It means that all I need to do is trust and believe in him and declare him my Savior, and I could have eternal life in paradise. Two years ago, I was at a Wednesday night church service at Trinity Chapel. They were playing my favorite worship song at the time called "Revelation Song". Usually, I was very self-conscious about opening up and crying in front of people, but that night I felt different. After everything that I was going through, I invited God inside of my heart while everyone was singing in unison. I felt a feeling that I have never felt before. My heart got so full and so warm in the most amazing way possible. In that moment I felt the presence of God and I instantly knew that he has heard all of my prayers, and has counted every single one of my tears. I was overwhelmed and relieved all at once. Since that moment, all I have ever wanted to do is feel that feeling over and over again. To be saved is to surrender your own thoughts and your whole life to God so that he can work wonders. Ever since that powerful Wednesday night,

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