“In the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa became king of Judah, and he reigned in Jerusalem forty-one years… Asa did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as his father David had done... Asa’s heart was fully committed to the LORD all his life.” (1 Kings 15:9-11, 14b NIV)
is indeed sovereign, it is utter foolishness to ignore the One who is in
complete control. Our lives cannot possibly be what they were intended to be
apart from the Source of life. The folly of resisting the Power that transcends
all powers of men is so obvious it is difficult to understand why we do it.
Quite clearly, life can be what it should be only when it is lived in a
conscious relationship with God.
-- William O. Paulsell in “Taste