In 1978 the British army took over firefighting during a strike by London firemen. On Jan 14th they received a call from an elderly lady to retrieve her stranded cat which they did to the delight of the grateful lady. In fact, she was so thankful she invited the rescuers for tea. Later, as they drove off amid smiles, fond farewells and waves, they ran over the cat and killed it.
Like those firemen, we can invest lots of time and energy into a project only to see it die because we never bring it to completion. We miss God’s blessing when we grow weary in well doing and divert time from things that matter most. What project or relationship have you invested time in hoping to see spiritual fruit? Satan would love to sidetrack you with diversions that will keep it from completion.
Identify you most important project today and don’t run over it, run with it and redeem the time.
Rick Grubbs is best known as the host of “Redeeming the Time,” a one-minute radio program featured on hundreds of radio outlets around the world. He has spoken thousands of times on Biblical time management in all 50 states and 26 other countries. He is the author of the book “Morning Momentum: God’s plan for launching an unstoppable day”. He and his wife Carrie live in Salisbury NC with several of their 12 children.