The other day I was interacting with a businessman in an attempt to motivate him to spend regular time with Christ. In response, he proceeded to lament over how little time he had for himself… that the pressures of business were overwhelming, etc. etc.
Finally, I asked him, “Mel, if I were to give you $100 for every morning you spent 10 minutes with God, would you find the time to do it?
“Would you find the time if I gave you $200?”
“Mel… I think you have just illustrated the fact that OUR VALUES DETERMINE OUR PRIORITIES.”
I then asked, “Mel, if you had a serious kidney disease where your very survival depended upon being on a dialysis machine every morning from 2:00 – 3:00 A. M., would you find the time to do it?”
“Hmm… It sure sounds to me…
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