Jeff Long (North Carolina)
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Job said, “Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return . . . the Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord." - Job 1:21 (KJV)
For 40 years I struggled with a number of issues — from low self-esteem to drug and alcohol abuse — until one day law enforcement came to my door with a search warrant. After turning my house upside down, they led me away in handcuffs. Before I was arrested, I...
God never gives up on me.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”