SAVED Stories: Psalm 37:23 by Jack & Kathy

SAVED Stories: Psalm 37:23 by Jack & Kathy

Aug 31 , 2020

Ed Navarro

We met at church in early 2013, Kathy has long been a Christian while I was a new believer. We both were in different relationships during the time; she was about to be married and I was in a long-term relationship with another person.

I was a flight attendant while she worked as an HR practitioner. We rarely had any interaction as my job made it impossible for me to consistently attend Church activities. On the other hand, she was very active in the ministry.

In 2015 Kathy’s engagement was broken off. Mine in 2016.

I decided to leave my job as a flight attendant to find work in an office. The consistency in working hours has allowed me to be able to serve in the ministry.

In 2018, I needed to meet with Kathy for some ministry work. What’s supposed to be a short meet up turned into a long conversation about our lives. This was the first time we had a conversation about ourselves; we talked about random things like tv shows we watch, and we also talked about serious things like the outcome of our previous relationships. What struck me the most in our conversation is how her faith in God gave her the perseverance of a true believer in Christ.

A month after she had a car trouble and being the closest available driver, I drove for her while her car was being towed. At the time we were together in the car, I saw how similar we were in so many things.

The opportunity to serve God has allowed many other times for us to be closer. After many more encounters, I knew she was the one. I asked the Lord in prayer that she’d be my wife and the Lord has answered, we married each other at the beginning of 2019.

“The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.” Psalm 37:23

The path towards our marriage was not clear at first. But God has orchestrated the steps we needed to take to be where we are today:

Christ’s gospel which saves sinners from the judgment of their sins by dying at the cross of Calvary is what rescued and brought us two wretched sinners together in that church to meet each other. His life and resurrection proved He is God and King, and the desire to serve Him brought us closer together.

And the Lord continues to direct our steps to this day.