Always Be Vigilant

By   •   April 30   •   Topics: ,

young woman praying

When I was in the hospital in Hawaii, I read again of the shocking events which led up to the destruction of the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor. On that fateful day of December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked. We know now that that attack was invited by our failure to be always vigilant. The result was the destruction of our fleet-the cause was tragic indifference. When comfort and ease and pleasure are put ahead of duty and conviction, progress is always set back.

What makes us Christians shrug our shoulders when we ought to be flexing our muscles? What makes us apathetic in a day when there are loads to lift, a world to be won, and captives to be set free? Why are so many bored, when the times demand action? Christ told us that in the last days there would be an insipid attitude toward life.

Prayer for the day

Take away the apathy, Father, that so often blinds my vision.

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9 Comments

  1. jack f. says:

    God gives everyone a cross to carry – JESUS helps us to carry it!!!

  2. Francis Oluoch Ojuok says:

    Amen!

  3. Joe says:

    Grace and mercy.

  4. Gerry says:

    We are absolutely no match for satan on our own. We must have the full Armor of God , on every day. Billy is definitely right we must be vigilant at all times. Thank you Lord for offering to defend us, daily.

  5. Ivy Tindog Danieles says:

    LORD GOD SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST, Thank You for all the blessings, all things, and all love that You gave to us, I am sorry LORD for all the bad things I did to You, but I will always say AMEN to You LORD,AMEN.:)

  6. Joyce Paul says:

    Lord, Grant us the peace that passes all understanding. May Your presence carry us into that place of stillness where You n I are together in communion n utter Peace. Amen. God Bless us! Amen.

  7. Gerry says:

    Even the boy scouts are taught to be prepared. Satan is a master of deception . Be ready with Gods help. Study his Holy Word regularly.

  8. Joyce Paul says:

    Lord, help me to know YOU more clearly, love YOU more dearly and follow YOU more nearly,day by day!
    amen.God Bless Dr Billy Graham, Franklin Graham, Will Graham and BGEA! amen.