This weekend I celebrate the 12TH Anniversary of my fantastic journey. My salvation began without warning. It wasn’t planned. I didn’t see it coming. But there it was. I was being rescued and saved from the darkness, and I didn’t even realize it – in the beginning. (It took me a few weeks to figure out God’s miracles for me.)
Early in the morning towards the latter part of August of 2006 during a typical 7¼-mile drive from home to work (in Homestead Florida) I flipped the radio dial off of Y-100 (Mainstream / Secular TOP 40) and I randomly discovered CALL-FM (Christian TOP 40).
Little did I know that such a mundane moment as changing the radio station in my car would signal the beginning of God’s Fantastic Journey for me. Little did I know that my previous life was about to come to a gradual end. Little did I know that I was about to be saved and reborn onto a new Life.
For you have been born again. Your new Life did not come from your earthly parents because the life they gave you will end in death. But this new Life will last forever because it comes from the eternal living word of God. As the prophet says, “People are like grass that dies away. Their beauty fades as quickly as the beauty of wildflowers. The grass withers, and the flowers fall away. But the Word of the Lord will last forever.” And that word is the Good News that was preached to you. (1 Peter 1:23-25 NLT)
On that morning when salvation began – Jonah33’s “Desensitized” rocked my radio:
I’m growing numb.
But what is wrong, and what is right ?
When did I start to lose this fight ?
Somehow I lost track of who you are.
I’m so amazed at what sin’s become.
I’m so ashamed that I’ve grown so numb.
Somehow I became desensitized.
I don’t want to be desensitized.