You are reading Today’s Billy Graham Daily Devotional written by Billy Graham
Topic: Molding You
Today Monday July 31, 2017
When we suffer and die for Christ it only means that we will begin living with him in heaven. — 2 Timothy 2:11 (TLB)
Billy Graham Daily Devotional – Faith Pleases God
I have a friend who during the Depression lost his job, a fortune, a wife, and a home. But he tenaciously held to his faith—the only thing he had left. One day he stopped to watch some men doing stonework on a huge church. One of them was chiseling a triangular piece of stone. “What are you going to do with that?” asked my friend.
The workman said, “See that little opening away up there near the spire? Well, I’m shaping this down here, so it will fit in up there.” Tears filled the eyes of my friend as he walked away, for it seemed that God had spoken through the workman to explain his ordeal through which he was passing, “I’m shaping you down here, so you’ll fit in up there.”
Billy Graham Daily Devotional – Truth and Fiction
Prayer for the day: Thank You, Lord, for all the “shaping” in my life, which brings me closer to You.
Written by Billy Graham, Founder of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association(BGEA). BGEA exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ by every effective means and to equip the church and others to do the same.