“Don’t be a follower” is good but incomplete advice. Normally this is said as a negative response to following an evil, corrupt, or bad example. Some people, friends, or relatives may not be good examples of how to live and of what to think.
I once knew a 21-year-old man who had a friend too. He had several friends. His group of friends said: “Let’s go get a drink and have a ‘good time.'” He drank his first alcohol that night. He became drunk and ended up in a bar fight. This man took the fight outside where (with his military training) he ended up killing the man. With one dead, the man’s life will never be the same. Prison. Criminal record. Guilt. All it took was one choice. One moment, following some bad advice from a “friend.” He willingly let someone lead him astray. You don’t want to follow this sad example.
Maverick feels compelled for speed. This is true for fighter jet pilots. In addition to precision flying and aeronautical skill, the speed of the jet can help the pilot not only survive, but thrive in battle, depending on the opponent.
The Christian has a need for speed too, but not just for the thrill of the moment or an addiction to an adrenaline rush. Every Day Carry Christians are ready to run from….
What is your eyesight according to the eye doctor? Need correction? With today marking the new year and the calendar turning to 2020, be encouraged that 2020 is good for more than eyesight only. What do you want to see in your life in 2020? Do you have any goals or dreams that you wouldContinue reading “2020 is Good for More than Vision”
Good Intentions Are Not That Good I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. Jeremiah 17:10 “In one Peanuts comic strip Sally was struggling with her memory verse for Sunday. She was absorbed in her thoughtsContinue reading “Good Intentions Are Not That Good”