Preserved For You

A wealthy woman, while traveling overseas, saw a bracelet she thought was irresistible, so she sent her husband a cable, “have found a wonderful bracelet. Price $75,000. May I buy it?” Her husband promptly wired back his response: “No, price too high.” But the cable operator omitted the comma, so the woman received this message: “No price too high.” Elated, she purchased the bracelet. Needless to say, at her return, her husband was dismayed. It was just a little thing, a comma, but what a difference it made! Compare this to the fact that the exact meaning of the Bible’s message has been preserved down through the ages and that every part of it harmonizes beautifully. Unquestionably, the Bible is no ordinary book.

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17

A paraphrase version of the Bible puts this same verse like this:

For whatever God says to us is full of living power: it is sharper than the sharpest dagger, cutting swift and deep into our innermost thoughts and desires with all their parts, exposing us for what we really are.(The Living Bible)

And this Scripture was preserved for thousands of years for YOU. Will you start a DAILY BIBLE STUDY and prayer? God’s waiting to speak to you.

Author: Toluwanimi

Toluwanimi believes young people can do great things with their lives. “Give them wings; watch them soar,” He always says. He is a physician by training and a budding behavioral scientist with a keen interest in child and adolescent health and development. Having worked with teenagers for over a decade, he loves to study and practice evidenced-based methods of inspiring positive behavioral change. His current project, GrandHeights, aims to provide resources and mentorship connections that inspire and empower young people to realize their life’s full potential despite negative circumstances around them. He plans to develop an establishment that will conduct research, develop effective strategies that will impart hope, empowerment, and refuge for youth and families in at-risk situations. He also believes creativity can be a transformative tool and through his start-up, Missionary Creatives, he helps nonprofits tell their stories and develop strategies to drive growth.

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