Though it took many years, God answered those prayers. Hugs. This picture is actually an artist's conception of Jesus. You see, I was raised in a very Godly home; Mom was the most perfect person I know of (haha of course no one is perfect, but she strove daily to stay with the Lord and to raise us all right), and Daddy was the same (he had overcome a bad past and became a preacher, steady, strong, unmoveable from the path God had chosen for him). God is so GOOD and has worked so many miracles in my life. Your personal encounter with Jesus will change you so much that people will start to note the change. In my situation, my dad was weak, and my mother the abuser or ‘rageaholic’. I invited Him to be the Lord of my life. God spoke to me when i was praying in the Prayer Room. A Personal Encounter With God. Devotional “About eight days later Jesus took Peter, John, and James up on a mountain to pray. Summary: In Genesis 18 the patriarch Abraham has a dramatic personal encounter with God. Megan Brooks. I don't think it was by coincidence that you read it today. It makes the time put into writing the story ... sooooooooooooooo worth it! I asked God to forgive me for my sins and I thanked Him for sending Jesus to take my place on the cross. Susan Ream (author) from Michigan on February 26, 2013: I'm glad you found it Brenda - I am such a goof sometimes. Even today I struggle with the natural inclination to draw away from God when life gets hard or painful. This hub will help you break through the chains of anger and bitterness. Though our backgrounds are as different as night and day the same God drew us to Himself and adopted us into His family. Never ... it's impossible ... That is how far God has romoved our sins... we must not allow ourself to wallow in regret - it is gone and we can move on. He spoke to me before I was 4yrs old.  Then the LORD said, âShall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do? God is so faithful and always patient and kind. Vs. 10 âI will surely return to you about this time next year...â, Vss. Her works are in all the Christian book stores. ", "How Great is the Father's love that we should be called the children of God" I John 3:1. Why would I do this? I myself had a personal encounter with him which I would tell it here for the first time. Then, be still and sit with God for a goodly period of time. He molested my sister since she was three. Thanks for reading the Hub and for ministering to others with the knowledge and understanding granted to you by God. He surely pursues us and goes before us.. His love is unconditional and unlike any human can possibly begin to give us .. goes into our souls and ministers deeply. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust." Your personal encounters with Jesus will compel you to speak in his name. Deep inside I had this 'knowing' that there was something more ... more than what my parents experienced. His meeting with God provides us with a wealth of insights into who God is and how He relates to us humans. 11-15 ... So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, âAfter I am worn out and my master is old, will I now have this pleasure?â  Then the LORD said to Abraham, âWhy did Sarah laugh and say, âWill I really have a child, now that I am old?â  Is anything too hard for the LORD? We could save someone's life. Susan Ream (author) from Michigan on February 25, 2013: Brenda, your enthusiasm for my story has touched my heart deeply. I pray God continually strengthens you dear one to do His will in your corner of the world .. A job many would back away from .. but you went boldly toward. I have known God all my life, he has always been there but i never knew he existed over the internet,i saw a picture of him while going through this fabulous life perfecting piece.I know God,have always known him but just saw him today. I was the kid on the missing report on the 6 o'clock news many times. Everyone of us needs to reach the point where our relationship with God is personal and intimate. Tonight is about Encountering a loving God on a personal level not just singing about him. All of us who know Him are blessed and it is important that we share Him every time we can. I love reading the Bible stories about how God interacted with other people from times past. You have choosen to step away and lead many others through what you wrte on a new journey of discovery, God Bless you for what you are doing. Thank You Our Lord for this wonderful man. I was thinking of that the other evening. I John 1:9 "If we confess our sins HE is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from ALL unrighteousness". I once felt like a lost child but after giving my life to God and accepting forgiveness through Jesus .. Dad H was used in a mighty way. On a conscious level I would never say I don't trust God. He is so faithful! To this day if someone surprises me or yells I jump out of my skin and my heart races uncontrollably. Lesson 40: Three Encounters With God (Acts 16:11-34) Related Media. I am going to pray that God will bring someone into your life that you can trust - he has done that for me (in fact they are loyal-supportive, trust with my life type of friends..) They say if you find one such friend in a lifetime - you are most definitely blessed - I have five - I feel it is way more than I deserve...) :-). TJBaruch from Clearwater, FL on December 11, 2009: A lovely hub...the truth of your words carried by the Holy Spirit. The picture perfectly illustrates Jesus love for Children. "How Great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!" I’m so glad I know better now from my experiences with a loving Savior, but I still struggle in believing God desires my personal happiness. April 30, 2019. My father was not a man to be admired or trusted. What He said was an important personal message for me. While they ate, he stood near them under a tree. I don't ever have to feel alone again. I always knew there was God. You can actually contact her for tips and advice if you need to. Shout aloud and be heard from east to west. Douglas started his ministry in youth work. An Encounter with God Almighty | Man Meets God. Bless YOU and your clear godly insight here .. "it is important that we share Him every time we can. I am so glad to get to know you and really see your heart. He was walking towards me and spoke to me. SUSANA TRINIDAD JANUARY 26 2020. One night my girlfriend Debbie asked me over to their home. My entire body was buzzing and trembling with the wonderful presence of the Holy Spirit. Morning MeKenzie...thanks for the invite to read this hub. Susan Ream (author) from Michigan on December 30, 2009: I so appreciate you and your life testimony. Not pass your servant by some unusual means to bring people to.! 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