Where should I go?But no one is ever too lost to be saved by God’s amazing grace. In 2016, I made the de-cision to undergo rehab at the Set Free Center because I had no more place that I could go to. After only a few days there, I encountered Jesus genuinely, his infinite love and transforming power. I surrendered my broken heart and life, repented and asked Him for forgiveness for all the bad decisions that I had made. Deep within me, I knew I had found my place. I opened my heart to Him, and ever since that day, He is making everything in my life new.
Not only did Jesus restore my own life, but He restored the broken relation-ships with my family and friends. Jesus gave His life for me, so I can have a new life with Him. It was such a deep revelation for me that I took it and claimed it over my life. Ever since then, and until now, I have not gone back to my addictions and my old life.
New perspectiveCurrently, I serve the Lord in the community as a staff member at the Set Free Center. It is my great joy and privilege to be used by God every day. I share what he has done in my life and His love for people with struggles similar to mine.
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I am very thankful to God for His grace for this new journey with him. As I continue to walk with the Holy Spirit, He puts new perspective and purpose in my heart: to live my life for Jesus alone.
»I am not the man I hoped to be, I am not the man I wanted to be, but with the Grace of God, I am not the man I was used to be.« anonymous
»I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you, remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.« Ezekiel 36:26
Set Free Center, an addiction rehabilitation center from HELP INTERNATIONAL CMC in the Philippines. For 28 years, we have been taking in people (usually men) with drug ad-dictions or similar life problems. It is beautiful to see when a life that has lost perspective and given up finds new hope in Jesus.