Hall of Fame
Look, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; your walls are continually before Me.–Isaiah 49:16
What athlete does not want to be in a Hall of Fame? What little kid playing T-ball doesn’t dream of hitting the winning home run in the World Series? What sixth grader playing touch football at recess doesn’t dream of playing in the Super Bowl? It is in our nature to be driven competitors.
Our society has special places of honor for those who are above average. Whether it is dreaming of being inducted in Canton, Ohio, as a gridiron great or making it to Cooperstown, New York, as a hero of the diamond, everybody wants to be the best. The thing some athletes don’t realize is that they are already in God’s Hall of Fame.
The prophet Isaiah relayed some critical information to us from the Head Coach. God has already written our names on His hands. Eternity with God is so much better than being in a building that is going to come to ruins in the end.
We are wired to push ourselves to the limit to be the best. That is what God wants. He wants us to compete at the highest level in whatever we do. The amazing thing is, when we ask Him to take over our lives, we get automatic induction into the ultimate Hall of Fame!
1. Are you competing for God?
2. What are you doing to build His kingdom?
3. If you are not competing for God, why not?
Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 28:16-20; 2 Corinthians 5:11,14,18-20; Colossians 3:23-24
God, thank You for loving me unconditionally and seeing the best in me. It’s hard to imagine that with so many people in this world, I could be written on Your hand. Thank You for seeing me as Your precious child and including me in Your Hall of Fame. Help me to draw closer to You daily. Amen.