Charisma Caucus

The Amazing Moment the Colorado Baker Suddenly Started Serving Christ

Baker Jack Phillips speaks with the media following oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters )

The case of Jack Phillips came before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday as he fights for his right to live and work according to his Christian faith.

He's the Colorado baker who was sued for refusing to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

While he's now willing to losing everything for his faith, he says that hasn't always been the case.

Phillips and his wife were raised in Christian homes but had never accepted the faith of their parents.

According to Alliance Defending Freedom, the group defending Phillips before the Supreme Court, his decision for Christ came years later, like a thunderbolt.

Phillips says he was driving home from work one night when he heard God speak.

"I just felt like God came into my car and convicted me of my sins. It just took a few seconds. 'You're a sinner. You need a Savior. It's Jesus Christ.'

"I said, 'You're right. Let me clean up my life.'

"He said, 'You can't.'

"I said, 'You're right. I'm Yours.' So I gave my life to Christ, driving home from work," Phillips said.

Telling his wife was easier than he'd expected. He was afraid she would leave him for becoming a Christian, but instead, she said she'd decided to follow Christ three days earlier.

That changed everything for the couple, and they set out to honor God in all they did. That took on a new meaning to Phillips when he opened Masterpiece Cakeshop 24 years ago.

He never imagined God would call him to stand for the religious rights and artistic freedoms of all Americans, but he says he's happy to take a stand to honor God.

Reprinted with permission from CBN.com. Copyright The Christian Broadcasting Network, all rights reserved.

Charisma Readers save 50% OFF these select Bibles plus FREE SHIPPING plus a Special Bonus for a limited time! Show me the Bibles on sale!

Christmas is coming soon. Get a jump start with these great Spirit-filled bundles. Save up to 70% plus FREE Shipping! Life in the Spirit Gift Boxes, Special Book Bundles, and Christmas Gift Bundles.

FREE GIFT! Download Pastor Bill Johnson's 40-page mini eBook, The War In Your Head, and unlock your supernatural lifestyle. CLICK HERE

Your Turn

Comment Guidelines
View/Add Comments
Use Desktop Layout
Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective