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"If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied" (1 Corinthians 15:19).
In a world that is so noisy and loud - presenting numerous ideas that are fighting for my attention and almost infinite cares demanding my worry - I find myself and I observe other Christians losing sight of the gospel. I’ll speak personally: my desires for economic stability and success drive me to valuing things more than God; my desires for safety and security drive me to valuing my preparedness more than God; my desires for freedoms drives me to political heroes more than God. But all of these places I'm driven to, apart from God, make for shaky ground on which to stand, on which to build my life.