relay race

IMG_1235Ecclesiastes 2:18-23

The preacher considered all his hard work and discovered a problem.  Even if he built a great empire by forcing himself to work hard, he had no guarantee that his work would survive the generation.  He could not trust that any of his plans would outlast his breath.  It lead him to despair.  The question of “what?” was temporarily replaced by the question of “why?”  Life, he discovered,  is a relay race, and he had no certainty that there will be a fit athlete to take over the torch when he reached the end of his portion.

LORD, we put our hope and our confidence in you, not our work.

About Jefferson Vann

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