Persistence - Up To Know Good on Monday

Up To Know Good on Monday

September 04, 2006

Car on Interstate

It was a late summer afternoon; Myron and I were driving through Nebraska on a road trip. As we traveled the two-lane highway, we came to a stop sign in a small town. When we began moving again, I noticed a small fly on the outside of my passenger window. As we accelerated, he hung on. The car went faster, and one of its wings turned backwards, but he was still there. Suddenly, both wings inverted, but he continued to hang on. I glanced at the speedometer - we were now going fifty miles per hour, but this tiny, tenacious fly was still taking a ride with us!

Do Good - When you encounter adversity today, hang on. Pray for the determination to stand firm in your circumstances.

I don’t know how sticky a fly’s feet are, but the tenacity of this one was impressive. He didn’t make it all the way to Colorado of course, but he did make it at least a mile further down the road.

“Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.” Ephesians 6:13. Click here to read more.

God, I want to hang on in my current situation. Give me the tenacity to persist in spite of opposition I may face.

Know Good. Do Good. Feel Good.


I pray that you have a great day as you experience and express God's love in fresh, real ways!


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