"from this day forward...
I will make a difference.
Jesus, I thank You that You suffered and died for me on the cross to pay for my sins. Father, I thank You that You raised Jesus from the dead to be my living Lord and Savior.
Holy Spirit, I thank You that You will lead me
to do the right thing and change my world.
Today, Lord, I want to make You a promise.
I will not be ashamed of Your name or Your Gospel.
I will do what I can for those who are
persecuted and pray for them. I will look enemies in the eye and love them with Your love. I will pray for them and love them—no matter what the consequences.
I will follow Your voice wherever You lead me, unafraid, for I know You will be with me.
If I should stumble, if I fall, if I should deny Your name, if I should feel guilty that I did not pray or forgot to do something You've asked me to do, I will not quit. I will not wallow in guilt. I will turn back to You, confess my sin, and do what You called me to do, because that is why You died for me.
I will stand with you.
and my brothers and sisters around the world, because no matter what happens, no matter what I face, or how it looks, in the end, we will be victorious—we will inherit eternity and heaven with You. I can do nothing else, because
...I am a Jesus Freak"
~Jesus Freaks, by dc Talk and the Voice of the Martyrs
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