Our Greatest Need

By   •   September 30   •   Topics:

Young man in hooded jacket

Not long ago I visited the dean of a great American university. We looked out the window of his office and watched hundreds of students walking to their classes. I asked the dean, “What is the greatest problem at this university?” He thought a moment and answered, “Emptiness.” So many people today are bored, lonely, searching for something. You can see it in their faces.

One girl home from college told her wealthy father, “Father, I want something but I don’t know what it is.” That’s true of many people; we want something to meet the deepest problems of our lives, but we haven’t found it. David said, “I have found it. I shall not want.” The Apostle Paul expressed it, “I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content.”

You don’t have to give up on life, to throw up your hands and cry, “It’s no use.” . . . You can have God’s peace, God’s joy, God’s happiness, God’s security; and yours can become the most thrilling life in the world.

Prayer for the day

Lord Jesus, You quench the thirst and longing of my soul. Praise Your blessed name.

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5 Comments

  1. Dawn says:

    I just found this awesome place where I can study & be in His Word, I just wanted to say Thank You so much for being here. It is truly changing me, in turn, it is changing my life. God Bless You ALL.

  2. Joseph Bass says:

    In a world full of lies, I find myself always looking for what is actually true and right and good. Billy Graham, and his ministry, help me find those things in Jesus.

  3. Gerry says:

    If you are searching , search no more. Jesus Christ is the only real answer to true, inner peace and eternal joy. He will sustain you through all trials……should you choose to accept him as your personal Lord and Savior

  4. Joyce Paul says:

    The Christian life is a process in which we learn complete dependence on GOD. God Bless Us all. amen.