THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS
The children of an elderly couple threw a golden wedding
anniversary for them.
The couple were seated in the center of the room, and, the
guests were gathered round them.
Dad was particularly moved by the occasion, and wanted to
tell Mom just how he felt about her.
He said, "Honey, after 50 years, I have found you tried and true."
She looked at him for a moment then said,
"Well! After 50 years, I'm tired of you too!"
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever
things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever
things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever
things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there
be any praise, think on these things.
Light from the Word.
When we get older, we develop physical deficiencies like hardened
Sometimes that lessens our hearing abilities, and causes much
Spiritually we develop deficiencies when we center our lives around
our own desires.
All of us, without exception, would admit there have been several
times we have failed to follow God's will in our lives.
Most of the time, that's because we weren't LISTENING!
Of all the things we might choose to do for the Lord, obeying His
Word is the most important!
What does God says about:
our physical appearance, our conversation, our personal friendships,
our partnerships, our attendance in church, our giving, our ministry?
God actually addresses ALL of those.
But are we LISTENING?
The most important thing we can do is learn God's Word, then,
"think on these things!"