Friday, June 8, 2012

Don't Take Life for Granted

"Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?  Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes. Truly, I say to you, he will set him over all his possessions.  But if that servant says to himself, ‘My master is delayed in coming,’and begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk,  the master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know, and will cut him in pieces and put him with the unfaithful.  And that servant who knew his master’s will but did not get ready or act according to his will, will receive a severe beating. But the one who did not know, and did what deserved a beating, will receive a light beating. Everyone to whom much was given, of him much will be required, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will demand the more. -Luke 12:42-48

I read this verse in my Bible reading today, and it just hit me...Don't take life for granted! Live every day for Christs glory so that you won't regret it later!

Last month I lost a friend, his name was Josh Eddy. I've been wanting to write about it, I just haven't really had the words. I didn't know him all that well, but the legacy he left is so inspiring. His blog has made such an impact on so many lives after his death. I would strongly encourage you to check it out here, or like his page on facebook. 

Well I have really been thinking about life and death, and what is really important. When I read this parable, it made me think. I don't know when I am going to leave this earth, or when Christ will come back. And often I get so caught up in everyday life, I just forget what's really important. 
Maybe I'm taking this verse out of context, but it did make me think: Am I an unfaithful servant, am I wasting life, and will I regret what I've done or not done? Christ can take me or come when I don't expect it, and am I ready?

Josh Eddy was ready, he lived his life to it's very fullest. He loved life. He was such and encouragement to me, to live a life fully for Christ, to give Him my EVERYTHING!! This is my hope, I pray God will use me to shine forth His glory, to be a light to the world! I want to LIVE for YOU!! <3