Keller: The present is a gift, though the best is yet to come

Published 8:43 am Saturday, August 29, 2020

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Regardless of your age or how long you’ve been a Christian, it’s important to remember that God isn’t finished with you yet. He loves you where you are, but doesn’t want you to stay that way. His message is — the best is yet to come.

I, like most people, struggle with the fact that yesterday is history, the future is a mystery and today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.

I start each day in prayer and read the Bible. Also, I need to occasionally read a few of the following quotes to keep me focused in my spiritual walk:

  • “What we must decide is how we are valuable, rather that how valuable we are.” Edgar Z. Friedenberg
  • “The simplicity of the gospel gives what the complexity of human wisdom promises, but never delivers.” John MacArthur
  • “Christianity knows nothing of hopeless cases.” Alexander Maclaren
  • “The real measure of our wealth is how much we should be worth if we lost our money.” J. H. Jowett
  • “Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with the resurrection.” Watchman Nee
  • “Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.” Ronald Reagan.
  • “Each day in our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” Charles Swindoll
  • “The Christian heart… has been thoroughly persuaded that all things happen by God’s plan, and nothing takes place by chance.” John Calvin

If you have any questions, or comments, please write to Harold Keller at Get High on Life, P.O. Drawer U, Reserve, LA 70084, or call (985) 652-8477.