Max Lucado's Devotion: The Truth About Life

By Max Lucado - UpWords Ministries On January 1, 2014

 

Hair transplants, surgery, color in a bottle. All to hide what everyone already knows-we're getting older.

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If you ever want to stall a conversation at a party just say, "How're you feeling about your approaching death?" It won't put much life into the conversation.

I have a friend who has cancer.  He's in remission. A nurse unaware of his condition was asking a question for his medical record.  "Are you presently ill?"  "Well yes, I have cancer," he said.  She looked at him and asked, "Are you terminal?" He responded, "Yes, aren't we all?"

You'd think we weren't, the way the subject is kept hush-hush. Jesus does His best work at such moments. Just when the truth about life sinks in, His truth starts to surface.

The next time you find yourself facing the undeniables of life, whisper His name. He is nearer than you think!

From God Came Near 

 

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