Monday, March 10, 2008

Get a Grip

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Romans 12:9

When I was teaching mountaineering on Mount Yonah, I noticed two kinds of students. The first were constantly falling, losing their grip, and getting banged up on the rock. The second were naturals who climbed like geckos scurrying up a stucco wall. It was like they had grown “rock claws.” They had a serious grip on the cliff and these Ranger students could be expert climbers with a little training. I think we need to be like the latter when it comes to holding on to the good in our lives. We need to cling to good character, good morals, and good deeds with everything we’ve got. Jesus has given us this grip with His promises. Grab on to Christ and never let go!SP215