Recently, my husband had a nasty fall and broke his leg. The break was such a bad one that a complicated surgery was required. A good friend of ours advised us of the best doctor for this malady. This particular doctor had the reputation of repairing the impossible. It went a long way in putting our minds at ease when we secured "the best" orthopedic surgeon in the area for his surgery.
The truth is, we all desire to have the best. When we make purchases, we select the best that is available, according to what we can afford. We seek the best deal for our money. We look for the best car and home that we can afford. We like to live in the best neighborhood possible. When we spend time with others, we spend the most time with our "best" friends because, well, they're the best. When we select a spouse, we most definitely select the one we believe is the best. We seek the best teachers for our children and the best doctors for our families. And when we attain the best in any given category, it gives us a sense of peace. But all of these things won't matter one iota as far as eternity is concerned.
What we need is the best savior. In fact, not only is there a best savior, but there is actually only one. His name is Jesus. And He is available for anyone who wishes to have the best.
What makes Jesus the best? Just for starters, He
is the Son of God (
If you don't already have Jesus for your Savior,
won't you give Him some thought? Consider the fact that eternity is a long
time–it will never end. Remember that no matter how many of "the best"
things you have in this life, you won't be taking them with you into eternity.
No matter what your circumstances are in this earthly life, though, you
can have The Best throughout eternity. His name is Jesus. And He is available
to everyone who seeks Him. Look to Him for your salvation. Jesus is the
Son of God, the Messiah, the Savior, and He is
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