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“A LIFE-RING ON A SINKING SHIP” – Feb. 21

March 1, 2016

A DEVOTED LIFE

“And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12

English: (ship) half-submerged and sinking.It is a peaceful night aboard a comfortable ship, sailing through calm waters.  You rest in  peaceful sleep in a warm bunk after a long day of leisure.  Dreams of adventures and loves fill your head as your mind is freed to follow its own meandering course of conscious-less bliss.

This state of peacefulness is suddenly shattered by an unnatural jerk, a shutter, and a metallic groan of a mechanized beast that knows it has just been slashed by a death blow.  You jerk up in your bed, fully alert but swimming through the confusion of panicked shouts, faint emergency lights, warning alarms, and an incessant trampling of feet.

You place your stocking feet to the cold floor and move with no clear…

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2 comments

  1. This: “Jesus did not come to make our lives better. He did not come to make our cruise-ship a little more luxurious. He did not come for us to sit on a sun-deck to be served mojitos and fried shrimp. He came to be our life-ring. He came to drag us away from certain destruction. He came to save us because there is no other way.” Exactly. Truth. Actually, His death and resurrection call for us to die to ourselves, so that we might live in and through Christ. May this be said of me every single day.


    • Amen! Thanks for your comments



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