bible based christian daily devotional

Do you see an inappropriate ad? PLEASE REPORT IT!

Categories

Worthy Devotions - Bible Based Christian Daily Devotional

Which would you choose?

Friday, November 22, 2013 (3:46 pm)

by George Whitten, Editor of Worthy Devotions

Philippians 3:13-14 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

We came across this story, about a man who was slowly losing his memory. After a lengthy examination, the doctor said that a risky operation on his brain might reverse his condition and restore his memory. However, the surgery would be so delicate that a nerve could be severed, causing total blindness.

The surgeon asked, "So, which would you rather have, your sight or your memory?" The man pondered the question for a while and replied, "My sight, because I would rather see where I am going than remember where I have been."

Our enemy is always trying to dig up the past and keep us all bound up in our failures. But be encouraged! Today is a new day! Today and every day we have a choice to make! Like Paul, we must choose to press forward and put aside our past. We must purpose to keep our eyes on the Lord, not on our successes or failures, but upon on what can we do for Him today!

Be free from the shackles of the past! Keep your eyes on the prize! There's so much work to be done!

Copyright 1999-2013 Worthy Devotions. All rights reserved.

Sign up for our Worthy Briefs! IT'S FREE!!! Your information is completely confidential! We HATE SPAM too!
* Email address:
* First Name:
* Last Name:

Read some of our recent Worthy Briefs

  • Sara N. West

    I was wondering if I could copy your devotion into our newsletter, that is published on our church website, http://www.lakesidelutheran.com. We would of course give credit to you in whatever way you would like. I would like to use it as a way to help people think about all of the work needing to be done in our church in the coming year. I really like your devotionals. They are brief and to the point. Thanks for your consideration. Sara West

  • http://www.worthynews.com George

    Yes, you can go to http://www.worthywebmaster.com for the code!

Sign up for our Worthy Briefs! IT'S FREE!!! Your information is completely confidential! We HATE SPAM too!
* Email address:
* First Name:
* Last Name:

Read some of our recent Worthy Briefs

Worthy Brief - 4/16/2014
Worthy Brief - 4/15/2014
Worthy Brief - 4/14/2014
Worthy Brief - 4/11/2014
Worthy Brief - 4/10/2014

Recommended Links

Learn how you can surf the Web Securely & Anonymously!

Read how we surf the web securely!



World News
• Iran protests UN ambassador ban to United Nations - CNS News
• Iranian negotiators reject hardline criticism of nuclear talks - Reuters
• Rouhani says Iran sanctions will unravel in months - Ynet News
• Ukraine Danger Grows after Putin, Obama Talk - CBN News
• First of Four Blood Moons Emerges in Night Sky - CBN News
• Unsettling video shows large al Qaeda meeting in Yemen - CNN
• Ukrainian troops secure airfield as operations against pro-Russian militants begin - Washington Post
• Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising - AP
Israel News
• Netanyahu''s coalition crisis worsens - Middle East Monitor
• Hamas leader urges Palestinians to kidnap Israeli soldiers amid crumbling peace talks - Jerusalem Post
• IDF troops comb Palestinian village for Hebron killers - Times of Israel
U.S. News
• IRS emails reveal discussion with Justice about suing nonprofits - Washington Times
• U.S. power grid defenseless from physical and cyber attacks - Washington Times
• Obama unveils new $600 billion jobs initiative - Washington Times
• 9/11 Victim Families: Obama Administration Sabotaging Trials - Washington Free Beacon
• Obama administration planning fixes to immigration law in coming weeks - Washington Examiner
• Ron Paul: When People 'Stand Up,' Government Will 'Back Down' - CNS News
• Tax Revenues Hit Record for First Half of FY 2014 - CNS News
• New York Police Department disbands unit that spied on Muslims - CNN
• Fed chief Janet Yellen set to force banks to hold more capital - Sydney Morning Herald
Christian News
• Malaysia: Christians Want Confiscated Bibles Returned
• Pastors in Bhutan jailed without charges
• Sectarian violence continues in CAR
• Florida AFB Removes Controversial 'Missing Man Table'
• Accord Formally Ends Conflict in Philippines
• Russian Authorities Target Christian-Run Projects
• Egypt: Killed for a Cross
• Chinese Christians Form Human Shield to Protect Church
• Pakistani Christian Couple Sentenced to Death for 'Blasphemy'
• Use of blasphemy laws increases
Great Reading Material
Add our Daily Christian Devotion
You can add our daily Christian devotional to your sites for FREE!

You can get more information, please go to Worthy Webmaster.
Link to our Daily Christian Devotional
Help others find Worthy Christian Devotions! Use this code to link to Worthy Christian Devotions on your web page:

<a href="http://www.worthydevotions.com" title="Christian Devotions">Daily Christian Devotionals - Worthy Devotions</a>



Copyright 1999-2013 Worthy Christian Devotional – Daily Devotion » Which would you choose?