“…many of my Brothers in Christ, are literally consumed, or if you will….are addicted…”

One bite, one taste, and you’re hooked.  This is true in all types of issues; delicious food items, social opportunities (courting), your drug of choice, skydiving, mountain climbing, gambling, sex, work, educational pursuits, fishing, and sports in general.  Who, though, do you know that would include in this scenario….Spiritual pursuits?  Probably not many.  I think differently, though, as many of my Brothers in Christ, are literally consumed, or if you will….are addicted, to knowing the Bible, and having a strong relationship with God.  There are many by-products of “being hooked,” to include; helping others, volunteering in community assistance, teaching Sunday school, providing transportation to Church, the doctor, your local bingo parlor, pool hall, or even the movies.  🙂  A prime example would be myself, as I started attending weekly Bible-Study, and have become, basically, addicted to the Word of God. I never even owned a Bible until I was about 50 years old, and then it’s taken me another 22 years to even consider an in-depth study of the Bible.  I‘m consumed with learning more; becoming a better Christian, and serving my fellow-man, regardless of religious affiliation.  We all can become addicted to Christ; He has extended an open invitation to all of mankind…regardless.  And, you and I can be a part of the addition of Loving, Adoring, and Worshiping Our Lord God, Jesus Christ.  I’m not a trained religious professional…rather…I’m just like any of the Apostles of the early Church; I’ve been chosen by God to serve Him… through YOU.  In a special kind of way, I am convinced that God has chosen me to serve His people; and that my friends, would include you.  Matthew 28:19 – Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: To this, I am “hooked.” …Blessings …cjlb…3/27/14

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About Charles Brooks

who is originally from Miami, Fla., moved to SC, holds two degrees from the University of SC. His business background is primarily in Real Estate Development (Motels, Hotel, Office Buildings, Restaurants, Residential) and Business Consulting. He currently is Managing Director of Brooks, Baker, Lehman & Kohlhepp - Investors in Real Estate and Mining, and has other business interests under the umbrella of Brooks Properties. FULL-TIME-MINISTRY: Fully engaged in spreading the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with an emphasis on the Business Community.

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