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The road to hell is paved with good intentions, or so that is what the saying says, Don't wait until tomorrow to act. Act today.
Did you know that originally, Church of Christ ministers were referred to as Evangelists? Evangelists, from the Greek word euangelion (εὐαγγέλιον if you want to get really Greek-nerdy) which stems from the Greek word meaning "good" (εὔ) and the verb meaning "I bring [a message]" (ἀγγέλλω).
..."you only live a little, but you will be dead a lot so you should probably worry about things when you are dead more than alive. George Washington lived a short time but has been dead a long time."
Man another Wednesday night in the books! It was a great night in our youth last night as far as I saw. We had quite a few visitors, many who were visiting for the first time! Which was great, since we had a number of kids out with other things going on in their lives.
I must admit, I was in a bit of a mood last night. I was frustrated with some things and a bit annoyed. Yea I know I shouldn't be, but it just really works me up at times. We make choices daily. Every time you choose one thing, you are inevitably saying no to another whether directly or indirectly. When we say no to church we are saying no to a huge part of Jesus.
The biggest problem I see is that most sins we find ourselves in, most "idols" in our lives, and most temptations we find ourselves falling to are not bad. However, the issue is when we take good things and make them ultimate. There is only one ultimate thing in this world and it is our one and only Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We must place him as first and ultimate, and let everything else be second.