06/05/19: Acts 3:1-26; Psalm 123:1-4; Proverbs 16:21-23

When you hear the expression “hold on” what do you think?  Well, the expression can certainly mean “wait a minute,” as in “hold on — I’ll be there in a few minutes.”

But if you are holding of to something “for dear life” the meaning is different.  You are placing your faith and your survival into what you are “holding.”

Acts 11: 11 While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade.

When I read this verse I was reminded of our need to “hold on” to several precepts in our personal walk with God, regardless of the circumstances.  For example we need to “hold on” to our faith, our daily Bible reading, our friends in Christ, the promise we have of eternal life in the presence of the Lord …

I hope that you will take time today to focus for a few minutes on adding just three more items to the list I started.  I think you will find it pretty easy to do so.