Jamie Thomas

“Where Sin Abounds, Grace Abounds Much More” Where there is sin, there is much more grace. That’s the positive outlook from Christian radio personality Jamie Thomas in the wake of rising violent crime in his beloved Trinidad and Tobago.

“For those of us who read the Bible it says ‘sin abounds grace so much abounds’ we are hoping even with all we are seeing there will be some great turnaround. Not just in Trinidad, but all around the world,” Thomas told the Sunday Mix during an insightful and open exchange on Wednesday.

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Features/Entertainment Editor “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” James Keller.

Possibly Jamie Thomas’ final post on Instagram, Jamie would succumb to a heart attack later that night, leaving all who knew him in shock and grief.

Jamie lived that Keller statement, being the proverbial candle that lit hundreds of lives in the 46 years he lived. And live he did.

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“My mother is a powerhouse and an empress.”

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“I want to be close again...”

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