The One Constant Of 2013

January 1, 2013 — Leave a comment

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Today, million of changes will take place in the lives of individuals. New Year resolutions will kick off with great excitement. People will pick up new habits. People will let go of bad habits. The list could go on and on. Don’t get me wrong; we all need a fresh start from time to time. So by all means, go for it.

Change is all around us. Everywhere you look things are constantly changing. Circumstances are always changing. We even have four seasons of change. There are days we wake up, and we feel alive and free. Then, there are days we wake up and feel down and dead. Change seems to be part of the human condition.

In a world of change, God knew we needed something sure to count on. God knew we need something unmovable, something constants in our lives that we could place our full faith in. Therefore, He offers Himself. He is that constant. His love, compassion and leading in our lives are unceasing and perfect. He is the only perfect reassuring source.

The Bible declares in Hebrews 13:8, “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”

The God that created all things is available and constant in your life. When everything around you is changing, He changes not. God is consistently loving us and guarding over us.

Many things in life are temporary. God is not temporary. God is faithful. He never changes.

In fact, 2 Timothy 2:13 tell us, “if we are faithless, he will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself.”

His faithfulness is not temporary; His love doesn’t have an expiration date on it. When it comes to God’s love, you and I need to be thinking it is never-changing and never-ending. Your New Year resolutions may work and they may not. I sure wish you the best in the New Year, but God will never fail. Now go enjoy 2013.

Steve Wright

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Lead Pastor of Legacy Church and Author of The Descent to Compassion

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