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My, Robert Gillisse, testimony of conversion may be unique to your experience. To make a long story short, I was involved in Spiritualism to the extent that I read books written by psychics who claimed that they were in contact with people who had been alive and had passed on to the other side of deaths curtain. That would indicate that the soul is already immortal, and we all know that is not true at all. I don’t believe God would let an inexperienced soul who has just passed on, to fly about the earth among Satan and all his evil entities. No, our souls return to God to await the day of Judgment. That was the lesson I had to learn.
Prov 22:6 says “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” I was raised in a lukewarm Methodist church and knew Jesus from a very early age; for which I have deeply thanked my mother for doing. I have a clear memory that when I was about 7 years old I promised Jesus I would be his soldier in fighting the devil.
Then I got older, and the world swallowed me up and snatched me out of the loving and protecting arms of my mother. I hitchhiked many places between MI and FL and CA and Oklahoma (without incident I must add because God must have had an angel watching over me) I fell into smoking pot and drinking- because hey, everyone else was doing it. A word of caution to the young people reading this “If you are following the crowd and doing things because everyone else is doing it, “beware!” Continue reading