September 16, 2019
Fight the Good Fight
1 Timothy 1:18-20
by Dan Young
CLM of Pikeville UMC (Pikeville, TN)
Scenic South District
The devotion today is a lesson in Faith and Endurance. We've all had those doubt moments in our Faith Journey. Am I doing the right thing? I've sinned. Can I ever be forgiven? Life has a way of throwing things at us that we just don't think that we can handle. A loved ones illness, a lapse in judgement, a member of our family passing or a hateful remark, have led us at times to doubt our faith, our calling... which as Paul teaches can lead us directly to a "ship-wreck". That's why standing strong with our "Faith Discipline", is so very important. Prayer, Worship, Bible Study and Service are the bedrock of keeping us on a Even Keel. We're all sinners and as humans are prone to make mistakes. It's so important to remember who we serve. God Loves each and every one of us and wants nothing more than to share our spiritual walk with us. So when times are tough, reach out to our Lord and ask for help. He is and always will be there for all of us... Always.
Stay Strong and True. God Loves You and so do I.