When Your Life Is Over What Will You Leave Behind?
I Chronicles 28:1-8; 29:28
I recently heard Christian communicator and author Patrick
Morley talk about a very interesting and challenging subject.
He asked the question, "Who is going to be crying at your
funerai After moments of pause he went on to say, "These
are the people you should be spending time with right now
in your life." What a provocative thought!
Let me ask you today that same question, "Who is going
to be crying at your funeral?" Those are the people you
should be spending time with right now in your life. When
people are on the death bed some remarkable confessions
are made. However, no one on their death bed says, "I wish
I would have spent more time at the office."
Our closing message in our series on David's life is, "When
Your Life Is Over What Will You Leave Behind?" What
kind of investment are you making right now to the future
of the world, your family, your church and your friends?
Do you realize the only true and worthwhile investment
that pays the biggest dividend is when you invest your life
in people, especially the ones who will be crying at your
David made a very large investment in the future of the
world. In fact, his life at the end can serve as a model
to each of us about where we should invest our life so we
will leave something behind that is of value.
He left two groups something and by the way, these two
groups were probably the only ones who were crying at
I.THE PEOPLE OF GOD. (28:1-8)
What did David leave the people of God?
1. A vision to do something great for God. (vs.
* David felt that he should build a temple,
but the Lord was not wanting him to do
it; however, he shared the vision with God's
Is each Christian here today imparting a
vision to others especially the next
generation, a vision to do something great
(A vision for reachi ...
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