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107 BE HAPPY: SATISFY YOURSELF
"For no one can lay any foundation other than
the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ,"
I Corinthians 3:11
"He has set eternity in our hearts.-,
"Knock, knock". "Who's there?" "God". "Sorry, God, I can't talk now,
I'm watching the Wortd Series." "Oh yeah? Watch this." " With the
earth caving in, concrete walls collapsing and the ground shaking
beneath our feet, for a day, God got our attention," wrote Barbara
Reynolds in her article "Heaven to Earth:This is God Talking".
Suddenly the ball players could care less about the World Series as
they searched the stands with their tear-filled eyes hoping to get a
glimpse of family members unhurt. Tearful reunions took place on the
f'Leld as balt players and their families got together, At that moment
in time, the normal affairs of men lost their importance. ",Maybe onlv
in the eye of a storm or at an epicenter of an earthquake do we
understand that our happiness and security depend less on "man power"
than on the grace of God - the very someone many of us idnore until
the earth comes tumbting down." (USA Today, Friday, October 20, 1989,
13A) Somehow we must understand that the kingdom of God is significant
- all else is insignificant.
Sinclair Lewis, a writer of American literature, one day removed his
watch, placed it on the table before him and remarked, "If there is a
God, I will give ...
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