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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