Life has meaning and significance because God loves us.

Posted: March 21, 2008 in Devotional

purpose_in_life.jpgLife has meaning and significance because God loves us.

Matthew Henshaw got his name into the Guinness Book of World Records in an unusual way. After swallowing a 15.9-inch sword, Henshaw attached a 40-pound sack of potatoes to the handle of the sword and held it for 5 seconds. (This is not recommended.)

Henshaw and others like him have gone to extraordinary lengths to have their names memorialized in the world’s most famous record book. The longing for immortality compels people to do many things — some remarkable, some bizarre and some very expensive.

The immortality Jesus offers has nothing to do with anything we do or can pay for. In fact, after giving His disciples the authority to do truly remarkable things (Luke 10:17-19), Jesus said, “Do not rejoice . . . that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven” (v.20).

Have you ever given any serious consideration to the message of Christianity? Perhaps today would be a good day. Click here for a short presentation that could change your life forever.


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