Here’s what you need to know about your idol: That idol that you love, it doesn’t love you back. False gods don’t love you. Idols don’t keep their promises. Anything you worship and build your life on other than God will suck the life out of you and destroy you.
I have a theory that I’ve made into an aphorism: you can borrow time, but you can’t steal it.
The saying is mainly about sleep. If you have to finish a paper by 8am you can stay up all night to finish it. This may seem like a brilliant move because, after all, what were you going to do with the hours between midnight and 7am anyway? You were just going to waste it in bed. So now your paper is done and all you missed was a night’s sleep.
This week’s selections include Wrestling with an Angel by Greg Lucas (paperback), Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson (eBook), and Dr. Sproul’s Chosen by God teaching series (audio & video download).
Great twist on the theme from the Bourne movies:
HT: Stephen Altrogge
One of the tell-tale signs of a non-focused, newbie blogger is that they decide to blog abouteverything, instead of blogging about the few things that make that blogger standout and unique and make them a leader with a point instead of a busy blogger with no point.