Every sabbath day Aaron shall set them in order before the LORD regularly as a commitment of the people of Israel, as a covenant forever. (Leviticus 24:8NRSV)Resolution #11994: I will read at least 20 good books a year.1995: I will read at least 10 books a year.1996: I will read 5 books a year.1997: I will finish "Airport."Resolution #2 1994: I will get my weight down below 180.1995: I will watch my calories until I get below 190.1996: I will follow my new diet religiously until I get below 200.1997: I will try to develop a realistic attitude about my weight.Resolution #31994: I will go to church every Sunday.1995: I will go to church as often as possible.1996: I will set aside time each day for prayer and meditation.1997: I will try to catch the late night sermonette on TV.
What is it they say about the road paved with good intentions? With a clear focus on Jesus Christ, we can honor our commitment to God.
Dear Jesus, touch me with your power to move me closer to my full commitment to our Father in heaven. Amen.