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Your awesome testimony

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Do you know your testimony, your walk, your journey, and what you've gone through in your life, is important to people? Do you know you are special just because you weathered storms and you're still standing? It's true, because God wants to turn your tests into your testimony.

There was a woman in John 4:39-42. She was the Samaritan Woman who spoke to Jesus at the well. She had been through so many things in her life and was rejected by many in society for her mistakes and bad choices, but after her encounter with Jesus, oh my gosh, her life changed for the better. Yes, she wasn't the same person. And when all those who ostracized her and cast her aside, heard her testimony, they said, “we no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world.” They thought, 'wow if she can change so can I.' Many people believed in Jesus because of one woman’s testimony, the Samaritan Woman. The one that people overlooked. We never know when God is going to do it, do we? Won't He do it? He will indeed, I'm telling you. Don't count yourself out -- don't count anybody else out either, because when God wants to use you in your life for big things, He will use you. Don't ever lose your faith, because don't you know that it doesn't matter what happened or didn't happen in your life, your life still matters to God? It still means something, yes, and God wants to use you to impact people who need to hear your story. He wants to bestow on you a crown of beauty instead of ashes. Yes, He wants to give you the oil of joy (Isaiah 61:3a). The Lord is not done with you, because He wants you to help people. He wants you to help many people. Your life matters, your life means something, because you have an awesome testimony that people need to hear. Your awesome testimony. Yes.
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