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Thursday 4th January 2007

Salvador's Nic Gonzalez marries CCM star Jaci Velasquez

THE LEAD singer of Latin pop band Salvador, Nic Gonzalez, and multi-Platinum artist Jaci Velasquez were married in Austin, Texas on 17th December 2006. Their message to wedding guests was, "Our hearts are full and we are richly blessed." The newlyweds will reside in Nashville, Tennessee. CR

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Posted by m stewart in austin texas @ 18:57 on Oct 7 2017

sometimes what you see an hear is not the truth. take it from somebody who knows

Posted by Erin @ 03:14 on Dec 23 2009

50 years ago the majority of Christians would have been livid if someone would have suggested that marriage was not permanent. The world has now fallen for one of Satanís greatest deceptions. Are you being deceived?

"A wife is married to her husband as long as he lives."
1 Corinthians 7:39

"Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery." --Jesus Christ

"Look at the legalized adultery we call divorce. Men marry one wife after another and are still admitted into good society; and women do likewise. There are thousands of supposedly respectable men in American living with other men's wives, and thousands of supposedly respectable women living with other women's husbands." -- R. A. Torrey

R.A. Torrey (1856-1928)
Pastor and graduate of Yale University
Superintendent of Moody Bible Institute for 19 years

Posted by Tracy Forde in Denton Tx @ 01:28 on May 28 2008

Ultimately things settled in her heart and she moved on.
She explains, "People can see through you when you're fake. I've been very open about my flaws and there's been a bit of backlash about that."

You haven't walked in her shoes....maybe her faith was not her's till this don't know what presure she was under and how her parents divorce affected her...and where do you go when your famous...who do you turn to for direction in a world where christians judge and your story can be sold for money or gossiped about. It's sad...but we have enough sin to take care of in our own lives with out judging her. She will live out the consequences...let God deal with her...not us. If you don't agree don't listen to her music..but don't you dare think you are better and jusdge her.

Posted by Tracy Forde in Denton Tx @ 01:22 on May 28 2008

She continues, "So I took the house back. I said, 'This is MY house. You guys can't have it!' Then I moved out and I was really mad at them. I was actually more mad at my dad because he could have stayed but he didn't want to. I'm sure it's always two-sided so there's never just one side. I felt like God betrayed us because we were these faithful servants. My dad was a pastor, mom was a pastor's wife and I'd been the perfect little angel. And I WAS the perfect little angel. I mean, I never did anything wrong."

Jaci moved out and spent some time trying to sort out how she felt about everything. Having spent years of her life devoted to ministry she began to question her faith and her relationship with God. "I was a Christian and I believed but my heart wasn't in it anymore. I was just a bit of a robot. I knew what to say because I'd been a pastor's kid. I had counted on my parents for so much. I basically held them up to some sort of a standard that it's unfair to put anyone on. I'd lived my relationship with Christ through them, which a lot of kids do. I'd relied on their prayers. So finally at one point, I had to just stop and consider what I really believed and why I believed it. Where is it actually MY relationship with God?"

Posted by Tracy Forde in Denton, Tx @ 01:21 on May 28 2008

She reflects, "When my parents split up I moved out of the house. When I signed my record deal to give the label a sixth record, the label said, 'We'll buy you a house because you're giving us a sixth record.' I remember my parents fighting over the house and fighting over how to split things up. I just remember looking at them and saying, 'You know, you are both acting like kids! I've given up my childhood in order to have this stupid house!' That's what I felt like. I thought I would never figure out who Jaci was. That's what I thought and that's what I told them. I said, 'It's really all your fault! You guys signed me to this record deal!' And I didn't know because I was only 14-years-old! I just was doing everything mom and dad said, I was just excited, an excited child. So I felt really frustrated with them that they were actually fighting over a stupid house. And that they were going to take something my record company had given me for making another record and just split it up and then go their separate ways when I had worked so hard to get that."

Posted by Tracy Forde in Denton Tx @ 01:20 on May 28 2008

Seeing her parents divorce took its toll and the situation wasn't easy for Jaci to face especially since she had to do so as a public figure working in Christian music. She remembers, "You feel betrayed. It's like a death in the family except nobody's died. But you know that a part of your life will never be the same again. Everything that you've known is never going to be the same again. I felt at fault because I was the singer and my dad - who always had a kind of ego thing - always felt weird about his daughter suddenly becoming THE spotlight. I think he felt a little resentful towards me. He admits that now. We talk about that now, it's no big deal."

Posted by Tracy Forde in Denton, Tx. @ 01:18 on May 28 2008

So many of you guys are haven't lived her life....below is part of an article...her own words. Coming from a broken home..and where you feel used by your parents....can cause tremdous pain that probably spilled over into her marriage. While we all make bad choices and make decisions based on our flesh... each of us falls so short..God forgives and even blesses us inspite of our sin...are their consequences...yes..even in her new marriage she will face the consequences. BUT..God is gracious...He restores. He can even turn our mistakes into something He can use. I garantee you of we laid out each life on here..including mine...we would all be comparison to His perfection...if you think are pious and I question if you truly know Christ and His grace that has saved you daily from the pit of hell. Each of still has parts of us that need to hear the gospel. Read a part of her story. Lift her up in your prayers. Ask God to make her new as He daily makes you and me new in Him. ..

Reply by Ara Teo in Singapore @ 10:40 on Apr 13 2016

Thank you for depending her, yes you're right we are all living by the Grace of GOD!

The truth why GOD let Jaci to have a divorced with her first marriage for her to realized and understand her parents and to just really forgive them so that she can get rid of this this resentful feelings she have towards her parents. It happens to me. Yes indeed we cannot judge anyone if we did not walk in their shoes or situations. Glory be to GOD always! He works for GOOD!

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Posted by Grandma Smith in New Jersey @ 22:20 on Feb 24 2008

He who has no sin.......throw the first stone!

Posted by AFM in In Upper Darby @ 00:30 on Jan 10 2008

love is a beautiful thing lets be happy for our sister and brother who are united in Jesus and singing his praise forever and ever amen.

Posted by I am so happy for JV in Bay Area @ 04:25 on Nov 30 2007

All I can say is that i am truly happy for Jaci and Nic...they have been both been GREAT blessings for a lot of people, and they are REAL examples of life, its not perfect, we are not perfect, and that is why Jesus Christ died on that cross, shed his blood....

Instead of critisizing so much, pray for them....

Ohh and congrats to them on their BEAUTIFUL baby boy!! Many Blessings to you Jaci, Nic, and Zealand!!!

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