When I was younger, I remember viewing the bible as prehistoric book, written for ancient people and maybe for my grandparents.
It seemed too holy for me.
The gold-trimmed pages and the black leather cover didn’t attract me, not one bit. I avoided any contact with the bible altogether, but not for long.
My perspective on the Bible began to change as I familiarized myself with its teachings. I read through the scriptures and examined them with a critical eye, asking a lot of questions and finding answers through research with the help of trusted friends.
Although finding answers to my questions strengthened my faith, I experienced God’s power when I applied the scriptures to my life. For that reason, I can confidently say that the scriptures are still relevant, still active, and still filled with power.
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The woman in the video below had a nonchalant encounter with Grammy-nominated rapper J. Cole while he was filming his documentary for his album 4 Your Eyes Only. What she shared with him was beyond inspiring.
J. Cole learned that the woman had lost two kids in tragic events, yet she was resilient and filled with hope. This caused him to question the reason for her motivation. I mean, what could possibly keep someone’s spirit so steadfast?
The hope she had in light of her situation transcends understanding, yet her answer was simple, but still profound: God. “Jesus is definitely the answer,” she said.
This woman’s faith must have moved J. Cole in some way. Maybe he pondered on it later on that day, who knows. Nonetheless, a seed was planted in him, and now God can continue to nurture it.
Granted, the woman probably didn’t know or recognize J. Cole since he had to introduce himself before he left. But with the a camera man filming, she must’ve had an idea that he was famous. Yet, she didn’t back down or let the camera scare her; instead, she shared her testimony and brought glory to God.
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