Some Christians at my college challenged me to prove that the Bible was not accurate. As a skeptic, I spent 2 years trying to do this, and concluded that the Bible that we have today describes accurately what was said and done 2000 years ago.
When I then read the Bible, I saw that God wanted a personal relationship with me. I want you to see that God also wants a personal relationship with you, one that you can depend upon in your life.
Jon spoke up, "This is my friend
and roommate from Los Angeles, Ben Hernandez.Several people around Ben welcomed him with a handshake. Jon formally
introduced Ben to Stevie, Shawna, and Collin. Then Stevie pulled Ben close to
the sofa. "Ben, I would like you to meet a dear friend of ours, Wes
Bellardi." She smiled. "You two have more in common than you might
"Hey, man," Ben said,
sticking out his hand, seemingly unfazed by Wes's appearance. As the two young
men talked, Jon pulled Stevie aside. "When would you like to leave?"
"I hate to leave Wes, but I know we need to get on the road. So let's
start saying our good-byes and moving toward the door."
Jon took both her hands in his. Their
eyes met and held. For a moment they were alone in the room. "Steve, I've
been waiting to say these three words for a very long time." Then he
pulled her closer and kissed her lightly on the lips. "Let's go