Alyce Merritt grew up as a devout Jew who loved the Torah and wanted little to do with the Christian faith. “All I knew was that Jesus was the false God of the gentiles because that’s kind of what was beaten into our heads since we were very young,” Merritt told CBN News. “I thought actually that he was Catholic or Italian because of everything I’d been told and seen on T.V.” “It wasn’t until college did I have a supernatural encounter,” she continued. After graduating from high school, Merritt moved out of her childhood home, went to college, and began working at a frozen yogurt shop.
That’s when she met a customer who would change her life forever. “A man who was literally about seven feet tall with piercing blue eyes one day came in. He had a white Bible that was huge. It was about the size of a family Bible and he started telling me the gospel from this Bible and that Jesus was actually Jewish,” Merritt said. “For the first time in my life I was told that Jesus was a Jewish savior and that he was my Messiah.” READ MORE