Discover 3 posts tagged with “jesus” in the Jon Horton Blog

How I met Jesus

Oct 10, 2012 | #jesus #religion 

My dad is a pastor, and I grew up in church. I kind of remember praying to ask Jesus in my heart sometime when I was only 3. I always thought I was saved—I knew the Bible, was active in the youth ministry, always tried do the right things, tithed regularly, and even worked in a church for 7 years. I was always doing stuff, feeling like my constant activity made God happy.

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Sometimes I just need to change my perspective

Sep 23, 2012 | #trust #jesus 

Jesus really does love me a whole lot. If he were here, he'd chase me down the street while laughing deep belly laughs. He'd walk with me down the sidewalk and let me talk about my day. He would give me a huge bear hug, smile and tell me everything's gonna be ok.

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Jesus brings dead things to life

Mar 04, 2012 | #jesus 

I felt unexpectedly emotional standing in line, waiting for my turn in the water. Emotional, yet overwhelmingly thankful for Jesus and his immeasurable love, grace and forgiveness. I barely heard friends cheering, almost forgot to hold my breath.

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