Daily Devotional
Saved or Lost?


Jesus said, “For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10).

To be saved is man’s greatest need. When I say that, I know that truth falls flat, because “saved” is an old-fashioned word. In some circles it is out of date to be “saved.” (If you’re a Christian, you have probably heard that before.) But one of these days, to be saved is going to make a colossal difference.

When the Titanic set sail, there were some who had exclusive provisions and fine accommodations. Others had meager provisions and sparse accommodations in the steerage below. Still others worked as busboys, waiters, and maids. But when the Titanic sank, only two classifications were made: saved or lost.

There is coming a day when you are going to stand before God, and what is going to matter more than anything else in the world is this: Are you saved or are you lost?



Real Truth Never Changes

Real truth never changes, and the truth about government is that it is God who ordains it, leaders who are responsible for it, and citizens who are accountable to it. The privilege of being called Americans comes with significant responsibilities—to God, to each other, and to the world.