Persistence

The Word One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up. (Luke 18:1) Thought Despite business failure, great personal loss, rejection, political defeat, tremendous emotional stress, family crises, and severe financial difficulties, Abraham Lincoln ascended to the highest position in this country: President of the…

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For this is the will of God

The Word “Jesus replied, ‘The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The LORD our God is the one and only LORD. And you must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’ The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’…

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Life worth abandoning all for

The Word Later, as Jesus left the town, he saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at his tax collector’s booth. ‘Follow me and be my disciple,’ Jesus said to him. So Levi got up, left everything, and followed Him. (Luke 5:27, 28) Thought Many through the ages have heard of Jesus Christ, the forgiveness…

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