It's not the Journey

Max Lucado is a preacher with a storyteller’s gift — a pastor’s heart and a poet’s pen. Max’s message is simple: God loves you; let him. Max serves the people of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he has been on staff since 1988. He preaches and writes to... Read More

This is God’s invitation to us. Set your hearts on your home! In God’s plan it’s all about the King and his kingdom. He wrote the script, built the sets, directs the actors, and knows the final act—an everlasting kingdom. Scripture says, “At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth” (Ephesians 1:10 NLT). Reach for it!

The journey home is nice, but the journey is not the destination. Those who are content with nothing more than joy in the journey are settling for too little satisfaction. There is more to this life than this life. The Bible tells us “God…has planted eternity in the human heart” (Ecclesiastes 3:11). In God’s narrative, life on earth is but the beginning. It’s the first letter of the first sentence in the first chapter of God’s great story that he is writing with your life.