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Living In The Wilderness (Chinese/English)

PSALM 40:1-4I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord. Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust, and respect not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.诗篇 401-4-我耐心地等候主;他向我倾斜,听见我的呼喊。他也把我从可怕的坑里,从泥泞的泥土里带上来,把我的脚踩在一块岩石上,确定我的去向。他在我口中放了一首新歌,甚至赞美我们的神,许多人看见了,就害怕,就信靠耶和华。以耶和华为托靠,不尊重骄傲的人,也不听从谎言的人,是有福的。

This is the story and my testimony of my wasted years, one thing, you will get from me, is my honesty. May this testimony inspire and challenge you. My name is Keith Hobkirk, I am a simple Christian servant of the Only true God, who redeemed from sin, death and hell. I hope my story touches your life.

My Story
I am going to be sixty-five soon, just before my sixteenth birthday, trusted Christ as Savior, but He never had total control of my life. My wilderness years were between 1986 and 2001, from the ages of 27 to 42.

Life wasted, why because I did not obey God, I went my own way, did my own thing.

Life lived not being obedient to God for the Christian is wasted. You have Him as Savior, but never as Lord.

Next year in 2025, it will be fifty years since I trusted Christ, most of it sadly fighting against Him, rather than living for Him.

Has He restored me?

Yes, and He is my everything, I owe God everything, without Him, I am nothing.

My story is a warning, to any of you, follow God with your whole heart, never take your eyes off Jesus.

The devil comes to kill steal and destroy, he has taken some of the best of my life, deceiving me that I could live without God.

Don’t let him fool you Christian, keep your eyes fixed on Christ.

I can’t change the past, but I can do two things.

I can warn others of the mistakes I made and then live like never before for my Savior and Lord.

I am redeemed restored and completely forgiven, but the sadness still remains.

William Borden once said-

No reserves

No regrets

May you live for Him, without reserve and having no regrets

In Christ

About Keith H

Hello everyone, my name is Keith or kk. love the Lord, his word and his people.Saved since 1975. Married to an amazing Chinese lady called Helen withe daughter called Sherry Love to write and to share Gods word.. I love to travel, we have been to Norway, Rome and Prague recently. i love reading, watching sport and listening to music especially City alight and soundslikereign If you wish to contact me my email is [email protected] Remember to pray for the Chinese Church

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  1. Keith,
    Thank you for posting and sharing this important message.
    God Bless

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