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Extractions: Mike Timlin There are two things I love to do in life. One is to play baseball the other is to go hunting. As a blessing from God I have a wonderful wife who understands both sides of me. Every baseball player strives to be great - to throw the no-hitter or hit the game-winning home run. Every hunter looks for the perfect shot - and then does his best to make the shot. I accepted Jesus into my life in 1989, while in a batting cage in Florida. Even though I thought things would get easier in my life, that wasn't always the case. I still made some bad choices and still thought I could do things by myself. The Scriptures say "All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23) That's true for everyone of us. And no matter how hard we try to do things on our own we can't - we mess it up. Thankfully our God loves us no matter what. And if we "confess with our lips and believe with our hearts" (Romans 10:9), we will have eternal life with God. As a hunter, I see the glory of God all around me in this worldÂ (Psalm 19). As a believer in Jesus I know in my heart I have eternal life. As the Scriptures say in Colossians 3:23-24, "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for me; since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as your reward."
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