Sherly Isaac was born and raised in a Christian family
in India. She was brought up under strict discipline, as her parents themselves
were very strict regarding religious formalities. They insisted on her
going to church every Sunday, reading the Bible daily and praying every
But she wasn't good in her studies. She even struggled to get passing
marks in her exams. Not only that, her home was a broken home. They always
fought with one another. It was such a hell that it is very difficult
to explain in words. She was totally broken, dejected and had no hope
in her life. She wondered whether any good thing would ever happen in
During her school days, almost every day, she wished that it might turn
out to be the last day of her life and that the evening might not come
so that she need not to return home. How her soul longed to meet with
some accident and die! But it never happened. Many a time, she thought
of committing suicide. But whenever she thought about it, a great fear
came and she left that idea. She had no interest to live in this world.
Meanwhile, something happened in her legs and doctors could not figure
out what the problem was. She was unable to walk due to terrible pain
in her legs. She was hardly able to even move from her bed. Doctors gave
her double doses of the painkiller, but it never helped her. Only the
Then one day she heard a Christian radio program in which the preacher
said, "If you die today, would you go to heaven? If you are not sure
about going to heaven, repent from your sins and invite Jesus in your
life. And He will forgive all your sins and give you assurance of heaven."
She prayed the sinners' prayer with him (Lord Jesus, I am a sinner, please
forgive all my sins and wash me with your precious blood. Please give
me assurance of heaven that if I die today, I may reach heaven.) As soon
as she prayed this prayer from the bottom of her heart, a great peace
came into her life. Though her circumstances did not change immediately,
still she got great peace and joy in her heart.
She started feeling as if all the miserable conditions had left her. In
due course, her family members also accepted Jesus in their lives, and
their lives started changing. Her home became a sweet home. God removed
all the bitterness from their hearts and helped them to love each other.
Not only that, God exalted her in her studies. She took many exams after
that and passed all, with flying colors. God also healed her completely...
Her life was not miserable any longer. God has blessed her and her family