It’s been nearly 3 years since Chris’ heart transplant. Chris is doing well and even though there are still challenges, he is stronger everyday.
I love this “spiritual heart transplant” verse, too!
And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. Ezekiel 36:26 (NLT)
Have you ever wanted everything to be new again?
Do you have regrets and find yourself trapped by your circumstances?
That’s the way a young couple that come to our church felt. Both had relationships that failed. Both had a child.
Several months ago they came to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It changed them. Did their problems go away completely? Of course not. And if you read the pages of the Bible, you would see that forgiveness of sins do not equal an escape from life’s problems and difficulties.
But it does promise a brand new life! So a new heart is a fresh start.
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! (2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV)
So today, being followers of Christ, they wanted to make their lives right before God. It involved commitments and promises — a much more serious word would be covenant. They made a covenant before their friends and family, before each other, and before God — IN MARRIAGE!
A surprise wedding for our church!!
A man and woman were joined together and WE ALL CELEBRATED! What a great day!