What do Moses and Mark McGwire have in common?

Have you ever put faith in a person?

If so, did that person let you down?

I’ve let people down. I’ve failed. As a husband. As a father. As a son. As a friend.

Unfortunately, despite my hopes and prayers to stay the course, I will continue to fail. So might you.

No matter their position, their amount of wealth, their influence, their authority, their political power, humans — all of them — will fail.

How many promising politicians have turned into punchlines? How many amazing athletes have been caught cheating? (Remember Mark McGwire?Lance Armstrong?) How many actors are caught in scandal? Executives? Pastors? Doctors? Teachers? A family member? A friend?

Even our heroes of the Bible were terribly unreliable at times. David was an adulterer and a murderer. Paul persecuted Christians. Moses killed a man. Thomas doubted. James didn’t believe. Peter rebuked Christ — to His face! — then later denied Him.

In hindsight, we look up to these Bible heroes. But we should never put our faith in them.

There’s only one Rock on Whom to cling. That’s Jesus. If we put our faith in Him, He will never let us down. He will always be there for us. He will always point us in the right direction. He will always be truthful. He will always be faithful.

Do you believe that?

If so, tell others about Him. People need to know.

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