God saves whores
(THE lISA dAVIS-WHORLEY sTORY)
Jesus Did It!
By: Lisa Davis-Whorley
Praise God! My name is Lisa Davis-Whorley. I am 32 years old at this writing; married for three years and have three wonderful blessings as children. I am giving God all the glory and praise right now because He has saved me and turned my life totally around.
I was always in a holiness church as a child. My mother was the pastor's wife, which was my two step-dad's and my natural dad. My mother was a hard worker and provided for me and my two siblings very well. This was during the 70's and 80's and my mother was being abused by one of my four step-fathers.
I remember her working long hours at the
telephone company here in Georgia. I also remember going to that
sanctified church on
the hill every Sunday. I didn't realize that 24 years ago, my life would
be beginning to change.
I was a very rebellious teenager and did all that was against the church and whatever they were teaching from the Bible. I ended up pregnant at 15; I had an abortion. I was eight weeks into the pregnancy. I then began to hate my mother because I felt she was a liar and she wasn't true to God because she was the one that paid for the abortion and took me to have it done. Thank God He has freed me from all that hate and anger!
At 17 I got pregnant
again; this time I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Marquis, a joy to any
mother's heart and a blessing from God. He is now 14 and doing extremely
well as a child of God.
I didn't turn my life around just yet though. I continued to do what I wanted despite having such a wonderful baby in my life. I ended up marrying at 18 to this man that I only knew for about two or three months. It lasted long enough for me to get pregnant again at age 18. Tiphanie was born. The first daughter for me was an added joy and blessing in my life. I don't understand,why I didn't see Christ for who He was back then.
Back living with my mother now, I was going back to church every time the doors opened but just did not feel anything from the Lord. I was trying to keep things together all by myself. I had two kids still on the bottle and both were still in pampers. I was working as a waitress and things with the husband was totally over. I decided to run away.
I got my children together and I moved in with my
aunt who lived in Andersonville, GA. My aunt was just as poor and I just brought added
problems with two babies and no income other than welfare. And, on top of
all things, I started going out with this guy and leaving the kids with the
neighbors. My mother was called and I reluctantly went back home.
I stayed home for about a month or two before I was off again to Atlanta, GA.
Atlanta was too fast, too soon for me and I loved every minute of it. I ended up pregnant again from some guy I had only known for about six months. I ran home real fast. I swindled my way out of that pregnancy by having an abortion at about 19 weeks. (God, thank you for forgiving me). I was so lost and stupid, the devil had me running like a fool. I didn't realize how dumb I looked and should have felt. I am so grateful that our Lord forgives and saves.
I kind of settled down then and got myself an apartment and went to work for awhile, until I ended up pregnant for the fifth time. This resulted in Brittany, my loving angel of a daughter that God blessed me to have for a short while on this earth. I now had three blessings and still did not see God for who He is.
When I was 8 1/2 months pregnant with Brittany, I was dating this guy that I went to school with and he also lived in our neighborhood. He was a nice person until he found out that I was pregnant. He wanted me to give the baby up for adoption. I wasn't going to do that. One night, he came to my apartment and abducted me. He and someone else grabbed me and pulled me into his car. He had a knife. He couldn't get me in the car too quickly because my left foot was caught in the door and he kept slamming my foot in the door trying to close it. Finally, he realized my foot was in the door and moved it. He took me for a long ride and once, I tried to get away and I jumped out of the car while he was driving. I rolled down a ditch and he backed the car up and got to me before I could run. I remember that he took me back home and told me that he wasn't going to kill me if I called the lady to put the baby up for adoption, so I did what he told me to do. God spared my life that night and he also spared my unborn child and I still refused Him; yet He still loves me. I never reported the incident to anyone, the man is now serving life without parole for killing someone else. That could have been me. Thank you Lord!
I have married three times since the first and all three were for selfish reasons and not of God. I was still fooling around and using the men as pawns. I am now in my fourth marriage that resulted from messing around on my third husband. I want to say that I know I was wrong for cheating on the ex and I know also that God put Michael in my life for a reason. I have now come to know Christ as never before. Jesus is my personal everything!
I know why God has saved me - I know why God has spared my life. I am so into living for Christ now and forever. Nothing will ever come between me and my Saviour. Michael was the man that I had always been looking for. He was the one that made me feel like a true woman. I even messed around on him with a man living across the hall from us. Michael still loved me for me and took me
back in when that man just up and left. I know that God put Michael in my life because he had to get me to see Him (Jesus). Michael was all the man I ever wanted, but Michael was an alcoholic, gambler and smoked crack cocaine. This is were my life began to change.
God knows through and through. He knew that I would fall for my now husband. And he also knew that my husband did not have patience for children nor was my husband going to budge on certain issues. God brought me to my knees on two issues that I sinned most in:
1) I had the most fertile ovaries in the world and yet I chose to abort two babies.
2) I used men and dogged them to the lowest level that I could. A man was to be used for whatever you could get out of them. (That is the way I thought)
My husband and I wanted a baby together and the Lord told me that if only I would turn from my wicked ways, He would give me another child. I had prayed for ten years for God to let me get pregnant again only to realize that it was me standing in the way the whole time. You see, after I had my fifth baby, Brittany, I had my tubes tied and blamed my mother for that also. Thank you Lord for Freedom.
Now, the Lord also knew how much I loved Michael. He knew I wanted this man. I left my third husband and Michael and I were together. This man went from bad to worse - the cursing, drinking, fights, gambling and me finding his crack pipes. But despite all, God had it all in control.
Today, I can say that Michael is off of crack cocaine; he hasn't totally stopped drinking and gambling but the fights have stopped and we are praying together. God moves all mountains.
Thank you and God bless you for taking the time to read my testimony. I pray that it has helped encourage you in some way. If you would like to talk with me about anything I've shared, please don't hesitate to contact me. I can be reached at email@example.com
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