Recently I received a letter
from a man in Texas who said he was happy to hear how I turned my life around. I appreciated his kind words, of course. But I had to set him straight
about the changes in my life.
When I answered his letter I told him frankly and plainly
that I did NOT
change my life around. I explained that it was Jesus Christ who, because
He loves me, reached into the dark world of despair that I was living in.
It was the Lord who brought me up from a horrible pit.
He came into my
prison cell to touch me and break the chains of demonic torment that had me bound.
When He rescued me I was in a state of terrible mental
and spiritual anguish. My life was a mess.
And I was totally incapable of changing anything within myself.
It was Jesus' precious blood that washed and freed
me from my many sins.
So I won't dare take credit for anything. If it were not for the Lord's
mercy, I would still be living in darkness. My life would be a living
Today, however, my feet are set upon the Solid Rock
of salvation and hope.
Jesus has put many songs of praise and thanksgiving
in my mouth which flow from my heart directly to His throne an heaven.
Yes, I serve a mighty and merciful God. And He gets the credit and the
February 19, 2004
(c)2004 David Berkowitz