LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH [Heb 12:2]
If you are a child of God you dare not place your hope or trust in anything other than the Lord! Your parents may fail you (Psa 27:10), your friends forsake you (Psa 41:9) and even your ‘Christian’ brothers will not generally live up to their promise of faithfulness (Jer 9:4). For they are all flesh and blood – creatures if you will – mutable creatures subject to change . . . . who will promise to lay down their lives for you today and deny that they even knew you tomorrow even with oaths and curses! [Matt 26:72-75]
We are not to run this race looking at Peter or Paul or James or John or even Spurgeon or Pink for that matter. We run this race looking unto One who is the sum of all perfection! The One and the only One of whom the Father said – “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye Him!” [Matt 17:5]
There is ONLY ONE Friend who sticketh closer than a brother (Prov 18:24), and who will remain with us until the END, and His name is the Lord Jesus!
When everything else is passed away, you’ll still have Jesus! When everything else is gone, there’ll still be Jesus. When all others forsake you, there’ll still be Jesus. When you haven’t got anything left, there’ll still be Jesus. When the World has nothing left, you’ll still have Jesus! When all your hopes are gone & all seems to fail, even when your dreams are shattered & your ships come home with broken sails, you will still have Jesus!—
And Jesus is all you really need! Hallelujah!