Aiming at God's glory#


I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death. For to me, to live in Christ and to die is gain. (Philippians 1:20-21)

It was said of Thomas Pett, the miser, that his pulse rose and fell with the funds. He never lay down or rose that he did not bless the inventor of compound interest. His one gloomy apartment was never brightened with coal, candle, or the countenance of a visitor, and he never ate a morsel at his own expense. Of course he made money, for he gave himself wholly to it, and we ought not to forget the same single-mindedness and self-denial would make Christians rich toward God.

What is wanted in the service of Christ is the same unity of purpose that has ruled all men who have won the object for which they have lived.

The Last Word:

He who makes God's glory the one and only aim before which all other things bow themselves, is the man to bring honor to his Lord.#

#Today's SoulSnack was written by Charles Spurgeon, titled 'Single-minded Purpose'