I spent the drive time listening to sermons and Christian music. Although my wife suspected it was a plot for ignoring her, I really needed the head time to refocus and recharge.
We cannot and will not ever be able to replace the role God intended to play. His LOVE is unending. His SECURITY is uncompromising. His SIGNIFICANCE is incomparable.
It’s easy and comfortable to force friendships from acquaintances, but God is calling His army together just as He assembled for King David’s rule.
It got me thinking about the lions in our life? We all have them. Daniel faced his without one scratch, and here, Benaiah actually puts the sword to his lion.
Having an open hand with a closed heart gets you nothing but an empty palm. God didn’t lead them into the wilderness to die. He led them there so they might have eternal life.
A study showed that the number of close friends in 1985 was 3, while by 2004 it was zero. The number of people without any close friends in 1985 was 36%, and in 2004 it was 53.4%.