by PamFord Davis
8/01/2012 / Devotionals
The stock market rises; it falls and individuals, families and nations fear a catastrophic crash. Those holding stock in conglomerates, clinch rising stocks in tight fists, and quickly ditch losers. Employers often offer stock in their big companies, as an incentive to prospective employees.
Over the years, workers see their nest egg grow. In retirement, sadly, too many see it disappear. A dear old friend, Audrey, retired from Southern Bell in the mid 1980's. Preceding her death, I doubt her stocks were as secure as she once believed. I am confident Audrey's security rested not in temporary stocks, but in eternal salvation.
"Do not gather and heap up and store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust and worm consume and destroy, and where thieves break through and steal. But gather and heap up and store for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust nor worm consume and destroy, and where thieves do not break through and steal; For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also (Matthew 6:19-21 Amplified Version)."
Thieves, working under aliases of mergers, inflation and economic downturn may reduce the value of stocks and bonds. They cannot rob us of the enduring treasure of life everlasting.
With God all things are possible! Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Secret Place, Daily Devotionals for the Deaf, Light from the Word Daily Devotional. Available now in book store: FORGET-ME-NOT DAILY DEVOTIONAL http:/ebooks.faithwriters.com/ebook-details.php?id=520
Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW
Read more articles by PamFord Davis
Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program.
Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer