Something To Live Up To

Will not God see justice done to His chosen who cry to Him day and night?

Luke 18:6
Luke 18:1-8 or (Matthew 10:1-9)

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Little Eddie’s grandmother loved opera with a passion. She had season tickets every year, and when Eddie arrived at the ripe old age of eight, she decided it was time to take him with her, as a birthday present. So off they went and little Eddie sat squirming through an entire performance of a sombre German opera, in a language he didn’t understand. The next day, Eddie’s mother told him to write a “Thank You” note to his grandmother. “Dear Granny,” Eddie wrote, “thank you for the birthday present. It is what I always wanted, but not very much. Love, Eddie.”

That refreshingly honest response to a birthday gift, is not unlike most people’s response to God — including our own. We want God. We really do! That, among other things, is what brought us here today. We want God — but not very much.

There are many things in our lives that are far more exciting. Some of us get more excited…

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