Leaving a Legacy
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenant between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.
— Genesis 17:7
Leaving a legacy for your family and friends is important. How do you want to be remembered? The last words Jesus said to his disciples as he ascended into heaven were to go and spread the good news of the gospel. Why?
John Maxwell wrote that “the gospel was His [ Jesus’] message, but legacy was His method. Everything depended on the job He did with those twelve men.”41 It is through Jesus’ disciples that we have heard about all the wonderful miracles and teachings. The Bible is another part of his legacy that we use to encourage others.
It is my hope that Faithbook of Jesus will be passed down through generations because the Word of the Lord stands forever (see 1 Pet ...
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