The First and Last
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.
— Revelation 22:13
When I was growing up, I couldn’t wait to be a teenager so I could drive a car. When I turned sixteen, I couldn’t wait to turn twenty-one so I could legally have a beer. When I turned twenty-five . . .
The twenties are the most exciting times of our lives. Most of us get to choose where we live, work, and play. We even get to choose whom we marry (that’s a scary thought). I wonder if, at the end of our lives, we’ll look back and wish we were in our twenties again. Personally, I wonder when work is going to end, so I can retire and enjoy my life. But with Social Security and the state of our economy, who knows if I’ll even be able to enjoy my senior years.
From the moment we are created in our mother’s womb (see Psalm 139) to the time we die, J ...
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