Good Things Are Costly

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You should not expect the easy way, for if you do you are certainly destined for disappointment. Any person who knows the Bible knows that the Christian life is likened to an athletic contest or to warfare, and neither one is easy. Jesus warned His followers to count carefully the cost, and that certainly does not speak of an easy way. But there is no good thing that comes without cost.

The Christian life is the most satisfying, but only when we actually go all out and all the way. It is the Christian who tries to compromise who finds life miserable, for he has all the problems, without the fellowship that comes through surrender. For every trial and test, Christ supplies an abundance of grace with which to bear it, and in our weakness we are made strong.

Prayer for the day

Let me never look for the easy way when You, Lord Jesus, gave everything for me.

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29 Comments

  1. Zarlin says:

    When I heard your message my mind is becoming something…something is change in me ….

  2. Van Hela Pachuau says:

    I fully agree with Dr.Graham.We need to go the way of the cross.Amen

  3. Rosario Lewis says:

    Is anything troubling you today. Are you unhappy or tensed. Today’s reading John 16:33 is for you. In this world there is so much of the works of devil. He just does not want you to have peace. He does not want you to be happy and enjoy your life. Everything comes in coating of chocolate and looks good and desirable. But the peace and love of Jesus is above all we require. So come to Jesus. Repent ask forgiveness and accept him now, I mean NOW. And let Jesus be the Lord of your life. Let Him be the driver of you life vehicle. Then peace, Joy and all the good things in life are yours. Glory to God. Amen

  4. Mary Caleffi says:

    Billy Graham ,pray that you had a very Happy Birthday celebration with your family.Thank you for allowing God to use you to bring us His message.

  5. Max says:

    Psa_22:19 But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.

  6. Gerry says:

    Yes , life can be tough at times . Trials and tribulations can be very difficult. However through it all Jesus Christ will light your path , if you know him personally.

  7. Geeta says:

    Thank u for the encouraging word

  8. James Towns says:

    Everyday offers a new challenge, and many times we fail that challenge, yet we eagerly accept that challenge over and over again, and why?? Because we love Jesus more than life itself!!

  9. adepeju Robert James says:

    Happy birthday Rev. Dr. Billy Graham and thank you for the word of truth you share in this devotion