He Changed Me

Witnessing to the Power of the Cross

He Changed Me

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In this imperfect world, we often find that theory and reality don’t always see eye to-eye. For instance, we can know in a theoretical way that our old life of sin was crucified with Christ and that through faith in the cross we can be set free from the power of sin.

But when it comes to the reality of our daily lives, we can find ourselves subject to the same kinds of sins over and over again. In this article, we want to present the stories of some people who have made the connection between theory and reality—and have experienced the power that flows from Jesus’ cross.

The people in these stories are not great saints. They are everyday believers like the rest of us, trying to please the Lord and not always getting it right. May each of these stories give you hope that Jesus’ promises are true, and that his cross really can empower us to live a new life.

A Story of Addiction. For twenty-five years, Jim had been a chain smoker. For most of that time, he tried countless strategies to kick his habit. He tried self-discipline.…

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