According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. —Philippians 1:20-21
Jesus was Lord in the apostle Paul's life, and his example to us today is unparalleled. Paul's entire purpose in life was to boldly speak forth for Christ's sake and to become more like Him with each passing day. Paul disciplined himself, setting goals and priorities to glorify God.
Each one of us has the same amount of time before us today, but how we use that time is going to determine just how far we go in the things of God. We are each responsible for the depth of our own lives.
How much time today will you spend on yourself and the pursuit of material things? How much time will you spend with God? How much time will you spend on building the relationships you have with others?
Set your sights today on living your life as Paul did, magnifying Christ in everything you lay your hands to do, your every step, and your every breath.
Christ, it is my desire to magnify You in
all that I do and say today. May you be
exalted in all that I am and all that I