Sweeter and Sweeter

Reading for Today: Proverb Chapter 4

Gold Nugget
Verse 18: 
But the path of the just is like the shining sun, that shines ever brighter unto the perfect day.

Commentary
In the 1930’s, Robert C. Loveless penned these famous lyrics.
Every day with Jesus is sweeter than the day before.
Every day with Jesus, I love Him more and more;
Jesus saves and keeps me, and He's the One I'm waiting for.
Every day with Jesus is sweeter than the day before.
Yesterday was 13 years to the day since I gave my life to the Lord and I can sing this song with conviction. On November 3rd 1997, I told the Lord I would give this one more try. This time I knew that all my past attempts at serving Him had failed and that He would have to make it work this time. That was all He ever wanted. I could never - and can’t ever live a life worthy of righteousness. My righteousness is as filthy rags. My ways were not - and never will be sufficient. My only hope, and what has made the difference, is to just get me out of the way.  I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. (Galatians 2:20) So I can sing with passion that “Every day with Jesus (truly) is sweeter than the day before”. “Every day with Jesus, I (really do) love Him more and more”. He is the one that saved me and has kept me, and on Him I could forever wait. Yes, every day with Jesus is sweeter than the day before. You can find a real, long lasting, fulfilling relationship with Him. Jesus is the one immovable, unchangeable, everlasting, sure constant in a world of shifting, ever-changing, expiring things. Psalms 34:8 says, Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him! If you have truly given Him a chance, you will have found that your future has only gotten brighter with each day. As today’s “gold nugget” says, But the path of the just is like the shining sun, that shines ever brighter unto the perfect day.As I get older, my body may get weaker and my mind may not be as clear, but my spirit that lasts forever will only grow closer to Him. When you think of it like that, every day is something to look forward to… cause every day with Jesus, really is sweeter than the day before!

Prayer
Lord, I thank you for saving me and keeping me. I know that you are the same yesterday, today and forever. It is me that learns how sweet it is to walk with you more and more. Help us all to enjoy the walk we have with you today and even more tomorrow. Amen
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