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Leslie Lynch King, Jr. was born on Monday, July 14, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated sixteen days after his birth and were divorced the following December. His father was abusive and had a drinking problem. His mother took her baby and moved back to her parents’ home in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she later married a man named Gerald Ford, a paint salesman. Ford later adopted young Leslie and gave him his own name. Later in his life, Leslie Lynch King became Gerald Ford, the 38th president of the United States.

Born Leslie Lynch King, by adoption, Gerald Ford entered a new family and was given a new name. He became part of a royal line of men...….all because he was adopted into a new family with a new father.

When we were saved by faith in Jesus Christ, God the Father adopted us and placed us into His family. We were given a new name, written down in the Lamb's Book of Life in Heaven. We were placed into the royal line of believers from the beginning who follow Jesus Christ, the Lion of the Tribe of Judah. We have a new father, a new family, a new name, a new destiny and a new life!

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