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The Last Word

You Can Be An Overcomer!

Good news! Christ can save us abundantly, fully, and entirely!

By Betsy Mayer

When I was a teenager, celebrity conversion testimonies of recovered drug addicts and counter-culture hippies were common. My battles with sin seemed so mundane compared to their psychedelic ones. But no one ever talked about overcoming conventional sins like jealousy, telling white lies, or gossip. Maybe I couldn’t experience a real conversion until I had lived a colorful life of sin, I wrongly concluded. 

I dedicated my life to God at 16. As an outwardly conforming “good kid,” I was often held up as an example by well-meaning adults. But I knew I was no saint. There were things in my life that needed to be overcome; and if God could help a drug addict stay clean, couldn’t He help me, too? 

I began asking pointed questions about how to have victory over sin. Sadly, the answers I received left me even more confused. Here are some

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About the author

Betsy Mayer is the managing editor of Last Generation magazine.

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