1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

ThankULord Introduction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ThankULord, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. ThankULord

    ThankULord New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2009
    Messages:
    3
    Ratings:
    +0
    Greetings. I'm a newbie here and would like to introduce myself.

    I was raised a Methodist and turned athiestic soon after my confirmation. When I was a freshman in college a "few" years ago, God brought some people into my life who were faithful witnesses for Jesus. At different times and in different situations they shared Jesus with me, both through their words and through their actions. God amazingly worked in my heart during my freshman year of college, and piece-by-piece God chipped away my athiestic reasoning and made it clear to me that someone I didn't believe existed was drawing me to Himself. I marvel at God's working in my heart. I was saved on May 9th, 1976 around 5:30 pm, I remember the moment as if it was yesterday.

    Around two years after my conversion I was baptized and I've attended Baptist churches the majority of the time since my conversion.

    As I think back over my life and God's faithfulness, love, and mercy towards me, my user name seems so appropriate - ThankULord!
     
    #1 ThankULord, Nov 7, 2009
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 7, 2009
  2. kyredneck

    kyredneck Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2009
    Messages:
    10,870
    Ratings:
    +760
    Faith:
    Baptist
    AMEN Brother! I think you made an excellent pick for a user name. I say ThankULord every morning for everything He's done for me.

    Greetings back to you Brother, and welcome to the BB, and thanks for sharing.

    Larry
     
  3. ktn4eg

    ktn4eg New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2004
    Messages:
    3,517
    Ratings:
    +1
    Welcome aboard!! :wavey:
     
  4. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2000
    Messages:
    17,933
    Ratings:
    +9
    Welcome to the board!
     
  5. Plain Old Bill

    Plain Old Bill New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2003
    Messages:
    3,657
    Ratings:
    +0
    Welcome from the Great Pacific Northwest.:godisgood:
     
  6. I Am Blessed 24

    I Am Blessed 24 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2003
    Messages:
    44,448
    Ratings:
    +0
    Hello ThankU and a great BIG welcome to the BB from the state of Illinois!

    Mosey on down and have a visit with us at the Coffee House. Refreshments are free! :thumbs:

    ┬žue :flower:
     
  7. mcdirector

    mcdirector Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2005
    Messages:
    8,292
    Ratings:
    +15
    Welcome from NC!
     
  8. SBCPreacher

    SBCPreacher Active Member

    Joined:
    May 30, 2006
    Messages:
    2,764
    Ratings:
    +0
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Another welcome from NC!
     
  9. Jon-Marc

    Jon-Marc New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,752
    Ratings:
    +0
    I remember replying and welcoming you, but I don't see it. Maybe it was in another Web site. Anyway, welcome to the Baptist Board.

    One reason I'm a Baptist is because the only person who cared enough about my soul to ask "Are you saved?" was a Baptist. Of course, I had no idea what that meant and just chuckled. Nearly a year later on May 18, 1963 I did call on the Lord for forgiveness and salvation.

    The other reason is because I believe the Baptists are the closest to the truth of any denomination, although I realize that I could be wrong. I certainly would never say as many do that my religion is the only correct one.
     
  10. dcorbett

    dcorbett Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2003
    Messages:
    3,412
    Ratings:
    +1
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Welcome from snowy Colorado! If it's in the Bible, I believe it....that makes me a Baptist!!
     
Loading...