God's passion, your purpose
October 22, 2009
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart….
A couple of years ago, I read a little book called, The Rules of the Red Rubber Ball by Kevin Carroll. In his book, Mr. Carroll talked about being abandoned by his parents and feeling utterly alone and directionless in his life.
But things began to change when he came upon a red rubber ball on a playground. That red rubber ball brought such delight to his life that he spent every free moment chasing, kicking, throwing, and catching that ball. For Kevin Carroll, playing ball became a passion.
Eventually, Mr. Carroll played soccer in Germany and later he became the first African-American trainer in the NBA. And today he is a Nike executive responsible for motivating the employees of that corporation. And it's all because of that red rubber ball!
There's something you and I can learn from this story. And it's this: Having a passion about something can change the direction of your life. And God is calling you to be passionate about him.
Will you pursue him? Will you make it your key purpose in life to go after God with your whole heart?
WILL YOU MAKE IT YOUR KEY PURPOSE IN LIFE TO GO AFTER GOD WITH YOUR WHOLE HEART?
OUR THANKS TO YOU!
Do the words rested... peaceful... and refreshed describe you today? Or do the words stressed... rushed... and pressured better describe your way of life?
If you're like most Christians, you'd probably have to admit those last three words more accurately describe your life most of the time!
The good news is that it doesn't have to be this way... even when your life is one big pressure-cooker. And in my new book, Pause: Resting in God Instead of Stressing Out, I'll show you why.
Based on the principles from Paul's letter to the Philippians and Psalm 23, Pause: Resting in God Instead of Stressing Out will help you find true peace and rest in a world that is anything but peaceful and restful. It's the perfect "pause" button you need!
So please request your copy of Pause: Resting in God Instead of Stressing Out when you give online today! --Jack Graham