Looking for a cause?

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In a book called “The Age of Longing” we read that an American girl married a radical revolutionary in Paris. She had lost her faith at an American University—lost all the religious faith she had, and all the things her parents had told her. She was asked why she married him. She said, “He’s the first person I have ever known who believes something strong enough to die for it. Although I don’t believe exactly as he does, I was attracted to this man who had found a cause.” I find that young people today are looking for a cause, and they are not looking for something easy.

Some time ago a university student in Moscow told one of my colleagues, “You Christians say that you are going to win the world, but we’ve done more in fifty years than you’ve done in two thousand years. And do you know why? It is because you are not committed. We are. We will win, you’ll see.”

Prayer for the day

I look at my dedication to You, Jesus, my Lord and Savior, and am ashamed—You gave everything for me. May I always live totally committed in love to You.

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  1. Marilyn Weber says:

    We watched the Billy Graham Crusade so many times growing up Years ago. I was very young; but My Mother had me sit with her to watch the Crusades on TV. They really touched my heart, even at my young age. I was about 10 Yrs. old. And I’ve followed Our Lord, since. I will Praise Him the rest of my life. I will be 63 in June. Thank You Jesus for Billy Graham! Marilyn Weber, Modesto, CA

  2. Maggie and Missy and Joe says:

    We all need to do more for the cause of Christ!