Billy Graham Devotions 19 September 2019 – Change Yourself, Change the World
TODAY’S TOPIC: CHANGE YOURSELF, CHANGE THE WORLD
Key Verse: Every one of us shall give account of himself to God. —Romans 14:12
I do not quarrel with Karl Marx’s statement that “religion is the opiate of the people.” I never try to defend religion. Religion has spawned wars. Many so-called religious people have been characterized by prejudice, pride, bickering, and even tolerance for slavery.
However, I would call you to a simple faith in Jesus, who said, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Are you really concerned? Are you disappointed with society? If you are, I challenge you to take the first step. I challenge you to look at yourself.
Prayer for the day: Forgive me, for so often failing to love my neighbor. May my life speak to others of Your love and compassion, Lord Jesus Christ.
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