The Paradox of Our Time

This much-used essay seems to get more relevant as time passes…

We have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways but narrower viewpoints; we spend more but have less; we buy more but enjoy it less; we have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, yet less time; we have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge but less judgement; more experts, yet more problems; we have more gadgets but less satisfaction; more medicine, yet less wellness; we take more vitamins but see fewer results. We drink too much; smoke too much; spend too recklessly; laugh too little; drive too fast; get too angry quickly; stay up too late; get up too tired; read too seldom; watch TV too much and pray too seldom.

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“Will You Go With Me?” Christian Poem

The Lord gave me this poem as I was meditating on the condition of the unbelieving world and our responsibility to reach them with the Glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ.  I pray it will minister to your heart.

 

Multitudes lost and hopeless,

I can hear their cry.

Though their lives be godless,

I can’t just let them die.

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