The following is the testimony of my dear friend Sarah Brown, which she has shared with me so that I might share it with all of you.
On Friday night (well, Saturday morning, August 18, 2001) between 12:00A.M. and 12:30 A.M. I got saved! For 12 years I thought I was saved, though. Then for a little over a year I had doubts about my salvation. I didn’t think too much about it because I was in denial. I went to Rebecca’s house on August 16 and spent the weekend with her. Something was said that night of the 16th that made me doubt my salvation. I couldn’t help but think, “Am I really saved?” I just ignored it because I thought that I had gotten saved when I was five. Friday night they (the Moore Family) had some other people over. We had a bonfire and roasted hot dogs and stuff. Jonathan, after everyone was finished eating, preached a short message for us. During that message I felt conviction, and God pulling on my heart. I didn’t know what was going on at first, so after Jonathan was finished preaching Rebecca and I talked about it. She had asked me if I was 100% sure that if I were to die that I would go to heaven. For the first time in my life I didn’t know. That scared me! We talked about it for a while, then I realized that I wasn’t saved. At that time we both started to pray silently to ourselves.
I asked Jesus to come into my heart and save me. Right after I said, “Save me,” it was like God answered me back and said, “You are”. What JOY and PEACE!
Even though I had just gotten saved, the Devil was already fighting me. He was telling me that I had gotten saved when I was five. The truth was I didn’t get saved then. I knew that and so I let the mean ol’ Devil know it too!
After I told everyone at Becca’s house that I had just gotten saved, I couldn’t wait to tell the world! Something that few other people know is that night when I was all alone I cried and prayed and I cried because I was so happy! It scared me to think that my whole life up to that point I was lost. At any time I could have died and gone to hell. I prayed because I wanted to thank the Lord for my salvation and for His Son, Jesus Christ.
Now that you’ve heard my testimony I have just one question for you. Are you 100% sure that if you were to die today that you would go to heaven???? If you’re not then all you have to do is repent of your sins to Jesus and ask Him to come into your heart and save you and forgive you of all your sins.