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verses 16-17: “Better is a little with the fear of the LORD, Than great treasure and turmoil with it. Better is a dish of vegetables where love is, Than a fattened ox and hatred with it.”

“He sold his soul to the devil for (fill in the blank)”. How many times have you seen that plot device in TV, movies, and literature? The main character trades his soul for unlimited power, riches, fame, etc., for a while….and then realizes in the end that it wasn’t worth it when he has to spend eternity with the devil.

It comes down to a choice, doesn’t it? The grass may look greener on the other side of the fence…but it’s not until you jump over that fence, that you see the mean dog you have to share that yard with! I have seen management in workplaces; and even though it may pay more and have more prestige, I have also seen the hectic politics that go along with it (not too mention the stress!). I think I’d rather be non-management and be happy where I am.

Jesus never said the Christian walk is a bed of roses; He told us to take up our cross daily and follow Him. I’d rather go through this world (which we know is temporary) with Him, because I know I’m going to be in Heaven (which is eternity) with Him. It might not be an easy journey, but the I wouldn’t trade the destination for anything!

Have a blessed day!

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