What I Want to Leave Behind

My Lesson in Grace

1 John 5 4

They say you can’t take anything with you when you die.  That’s not entirely true.  Yes, you may not be able to take material possessions or money with you when you leave but you can take the greatest thing of all – what you gave away.  Think about that for a second.  All you can take with you is what you gave away.  When I stand before my Lord Jesus Christ, I want to hear the words “Well done, my good and faithful servant.”  How can I hear those words?  That depends on what I am willing to give away.  I’d like to think that I’d give every single thing I have away if God so instructed me.  I strive to be that obedient.

I refuse to allow possessions to define my existence.  When I am gone, I don’t want my children to look at things or money that I…

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