Despite yesterday’s post advising against New Year’s resolutions, here’s one that is always appropriate:
For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. (1 Cor. 2:2.)
I love this verse. I love how it reminds us that the focus of our faith is on Jesus and His sacrifice. That is the most important thing.
It’s either all about Jesus or I figure it’s all about nothing. Exemplifying that truth in my life comes and goes for me, though.
Perfect reminder to begin the new year! Thank you!
Who am I to Tell Them?
By Robert Winkler Burke
Book #3 of In That Day Teachings
Copyright 9/26/08 http://www.inthatdayteachings.com
[Edited for brevity – Tim.]
Made me think of this:
I am resolved no longer to linger,
Charmed by the world’s delight,
Things that are higher, things that are nobler,
These have allured my sight.
I will hasten to Him,
Hasten so glad and free;
Jesus, greatest, highest,
I will come to Thee.
I suppose this is more of a prayer than a statement for many of us on many days; at least, it is for myself.
It’s a beautiful daily prayer, Mary.
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