From Grace for the Moment: Morning and Evening Edition by Max Lucado
EVERYTHING YOU NEED
My God will use his wonderful riches in Christ Jesus to give you everything you need.
May I meddle for a moment? What is the one thing separating you from joy? How do you fill in this blank: "I will be happy when ________________"? When I am healed. When I am promoted. When I am married. When I am single. When I am rich. How would you finish that statement? Now, with your answer firmly in mind, answer this. If your ship never comes in, if your dream never comes true, if the situation never changes, could you be happy? If not, then you . . . need to know what you have in your Shepherd.
You have a God who hears you, the power of love behind
you, the Holy Spirit within you, and all of heaven ahead of you. If you have the Shepherd, you have grace for every sin, direction for every turn, a candle for every corner, and an anchor for every storm. You have everything you need.
-From Traveling Light
©2007 by Max Lucado
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