We have home-groups each week as a way for new believers to get plugged in and for those who are unwilling to come to church may come hear the gospel message. This has been a beautiful way to walk along side brothers and sisters in Christ living life with them and sharing our lives with those who are being drawn towards the things of God through the Holy Spirit working in them.
One of the gentlemen who has been faithfully coming to our home group for a couple years now has recently began to change his life. For many years, he professed his faith in Christ thinking he was a Christian. However, in his walk, he fell into the sin of adultery abandoning his wife and children. His wife, children, and family were devastated during this time. We encouraged his family and sibling to continue their relationship with him so that they may encourage him to turn away from his sin and come back to his family. The elders of Iglesia Cristiana de la Gracia also pursued him pointing him to the cross of Christ. In this, he repented and stated that his Christianity was not based on his relationship with God. He realized that he had simply grown up in a Christian home but had never been transformed by the gospel. This was a crucial point of awakening for him. He realized that his Christianity was based on works, customs, and traditions but never on his relationship with Christ as his Lord, Savior, and King.
We as pastors were encouraged through his testimony; because, we understand that the most difficult people to evangelize can be those who think that they are okay with God but are living a life without fruit and full of sin. It was through this experience, he came to realize he is not saved. We then began to give him books on what is the gospel and he has been consuming these books and now has a newfound passion for the things of God; which, can only come from God. Although the story began with deception, adultery, and heartbreak, God has used the wickedness of man for His glory and Honor.
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