While looking in October for some yarn at one of my favorite shops, a Fiber and Book Store, I saw a Little Golden Book, titled Everything I Need to Know I Learned From A Stars Wars. I smiled, chuckling to myself, and thought; here’s the perfect novelty Christmas gift for my sons who are 40 and 38 and grew up loving the Star Wars Saga. I purchased yarn and the books.
I have read the book, enjoying the pictures and content. Although some of its message conveys wise and valuable counsel for children and adults who are kids at heart, I KNOW THAT EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM MY BIBLE.
Here is some of the truth the Bible has taught me about God and myself and some of the realities I live in because I have believed that truth:
God created me; He wove me together in my mother’s womb.
He has loved me with an everlasting love.
He has loved me so much that He sent His Son Jesus to come to earth to live and bleed and die and rise again so that all my sin and shame could be washed away by His shed blood.
Jesus has equipped me and sent me on a meaningful journey, an exciting, challenging mission.
He has been traveling on this mission with me; in fact He is always holding on to my right hand. He has promised that no one can ever snatch me out of His hand and that He will never leave me or forsake me.
He has promised to give me wisdom whenever I need it and ask for it. He has promised to lead and guide me on this mission. Sometimes I have been afraid, really afraid, near terrified, but He has calmed and quieted my heart and mind.
His Spirit has kept giving me power to obey His command to say no to anger, rage and pride. His Spirit has kept giving me power to walk in His Light and to be kind and compassionate and to forgive and bless those that hurt me. When I have failed to do these things, He has picked me up and told me to try again.
With God nothing has been impossible. Jesus has promised that I can do all things because He strengthens me. He has told me to keep believing because faith is the victory that overcomes the world.
Jesus has said that He is going to rule and reign on planet earth and that I get to be with Him. I have been looking forward to this for a long time.
The Eternal God, who has always ruled the universe and still does, has given me everlasting life and has promised I am always going to be with Him in heaven forever because I believe in His Son. I’ve banked my life on this promise.
I obtained my role in THIS REAL STORY, THE BEST ONE EVER TOLD, by believing its truth and trusting its PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR.
Tryouts remain open. The only talent required is a willingness to trust THE PLAYWRIGHT and to follow HIS DIRECTION. Come one and all. You are loved, accepted and needed.