Katelyn Bliesner's Journey

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Hi, I’m Katelyn Bliesner and I am a freshman at Homestead High School. Throughout the year I have learned a lot about my faith and God. One giant step for me was the stations of the cross that I participated in last February. The stations of the cross were a turning point in my faith. Asking me to go out and really try to connect with the lord. I was told to take as long as I wanted. This was the first time anyone had asked me to go out and worship the Lord by myself. No one would tell me what was wrong or right. No one to listen to as they explained the whole lesson to me, while I half listened and half thought of the week to come. I was asked to go without my parents and without my friends and to really listen to what the Lord …show more content…

I believe this because Jesus gave his own life for us saving us from our sins. To save us from our own wrongdoings. My favorite bible verse often reminds of God’s love for us. “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son so that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” -John …show more content…

A bible verse that often reminds of this message is found in 1 John 1:9; “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” I believe that the Bible was written by God through others. I believe that it is the word of God and that we were meant to learn it and to live by it. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also the to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”- Romans 1:16-17 I believe that Jesus died on the cross. I believe that he died on the cross to save us from our sins. I believe that Jesus did have human feelings and did ask the Lord to help and take away the pain. Jesus asked to not go to the cross and if there was another way. I believe that he faced all the pain for us. Jesus knew the next step and what it would bring, yet he did it and followed through with it for the love of us, the sinful people, that made him have to suffer for all the sinners the first place, the ones whose love held him to the cross and whose sins nailed him to it, yet he didn 't take shortcuts that could have freed him of the cross he drank from the cup so that he would follow his father and save

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