"For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead..." Romans 1:20

Friday, June 6, 2014


Seventy years ago the Allied Forces embarked on a military campaign to liberate Europe from the Nazi's.  We call it D-Day, a military term which refers to the designated day for the plan to go into effect.

The next day President Roosevelt went on the radio to announce the operation and offered this prayer that began:  Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our Nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion, and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity.

D-Day has "also come to mean a moment of decision or commitment in our personal lives," David McCasland writes in today's Our Daily Bread.  He says, "The day we decide to follow the Savior is the greatest turning point in our life.  And each day after, we can joyfully renew our commitment to serve Him."

I have another use for the term D-Day....

Don't Be Too Late

....the day you quit putting off something you know God wants you to do.  Too often we let our creed be "It's never too late."  That is true about many things.  But if you die in the next moment, then I'd have to say, it WAS too late.  This is certainly true when it comes to salvation.  God gives us infinite opportunities to accept his free gift of salvation, but there will come a day that it IS too late.  You may think you can repent in that last moment....but what if you were asleep or in a sudden accident that overtakes you before you have even a moment to think another thought?

And just because you've made that most important decision of your life, as David McCasland rightfully calls it, don't think you're off the hook!  God has a plan for your life and you have only so much time on this earth to accomplish it.  Isn't it about time you set about finding out what He desires of you?  I think people are afraid to pursue this knowledge because they think God will ask them to give away all their money and possessions and live a celibate life devoid of any fun whatsoever.  I can assure you God does not want your money or for you to be alone.  All He wants is your whole heart.  Give it to Him, then listen to what's in it and you will discover what God desires....and I can assure you it will be filled with joy.

God will give us the desires of our heart, if our hearts belong to Him.  It should stand to reason then that as long as we look to God, who lives in the heart of who we are in Him, we need not fear for our needs. 

The original D-Day for the Allied landing was to have been on June 5th, but the weather delayed the action.  The more than 4,400 men who died (this does not include the unknown count for the Germans) in the operation that day had been given an extra day to make that day their Decision Day.  You might not get that extra day.  Don't be too late.

Father, I made my all-important decision when I was 8 years old, but I need to make a new decision every day to let you be my God and none other.

Link to scripture: Joshua 24:15

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You'll never regret this decision.....

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