Finite Beings—Infinite Desires

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One of the basic desires of the soul is to live on and on. Self-preservation is the first law of nature. People may grow tired of aches and pains and the decrepitude of old age, but they do not grow tired of life itself. God has arranged to satisfy this yearning of the soul to live forever, and the desire to be free from pain and sickness and trouble. People are little creatures with big capacities, finite beings with infinite desires, deserving nothing but demanding all. God made people with this huge capacity and desire in order that He might come in and completely satisfy that desire. God made the human heart so big that only He can fill it. He made it demand so much that only He can supply that demand . . . Jesus Christ is the only one who holds the keys of death. In His death and resurrection He took the sting out of death, and now God offers eternal life to every person who puts his trust and faith in His Son Jesus Christ.

Life in Christ brings the only real freedom, Billy Graham shares.

Prayer for the day

Lord Jesus, when I come to the end of this earthly life, You will be there to guide me to my heavenly home. Thank You, my loving Father.

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  1. Joe says:

    Amen! Thank you, Jesus, for always watching over us and never abandoning us.

  2. Gerry says:

    All our days on earth are numbered. However, only God knows that number. So live each day seeking God’s direction, by prayerfully studying His Holy Word.

  3. Eamonn Grant says:

    Excellent devotionals daily from Billy Graham.

  4. Max Irick says:

    Life without Jesus is aimless wandering no matter how successful a person is. Life with Jesus is full and satisfying no matter how successful we are.

  5. Joe says:

    AMEN! Thank you Lord for loving us and saving us. I love you.

  6. Gerry says:

    What an incredibly uplifting promise, to all who accept Christ into their life. I chose to accept God at His word and His promise is very clear. Join the family and live eternally with Him. Thank you in the highest, merciful Lord.

  7. Angelina Desjarlais says:

    Was blessed when I read the Reverend Billy Graham’s book about angels. Thank you!

  8. Rob says:

    So true, that only God can fill our hearts. What a mighty God we have.