If God is not the focus of my day...it is a wasted day. God is the source of life and meaning.
This morning I read a couple chapters from the book "Crazy Love" by Francis Chan. I have read this book before, but it continues to convict and challenge me every time.
I am challenged to examine my life. Am I living a lukewarm, halfhearted "Christian" life...with my own well-being in mind. Or am I truly in love with Christ? Do I obey His word? Am I radical, or do I blend in? Is my focus on earthly things, or on eternity?
"Following Christ isn't something that can be done halfheartedly or on the side. It is not a label we display when it is useful. It must be central to everything we do and are." ~Francis Chan
Too often people think that we can live for Christ and ourselves...but this is simply not possible. This is called being lukewarm, and Jesus says,
"because you are lukewarm--neither hot nor cold--I am about to spit you out of my mouth." ~Revelation 3:15-18
"Jesus' call to commitment is clear: He wants all or nothing." ~Francis Chan
"Whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it." ~Matthew 16:25
I want to wholeheartedly follow God's plan for my life, because only in Him will I find purpose and true Joy! Don't miss it!