As a high school freshman, the conversation around the cafeteria lunch table turned to steroids. A very thin boy proudly announced that he was taking steroids every day. I asked him what type of weight lifting program he was using and his response, "I don't lift weights. That is why I am taking the steroids". Throughout my life, I have come across many people like that classmate who think that results will come without any heavy lifting at all.
Lord, help us to realize that you have given us the Bible to be more than an ornament on the bookshelf or a life preserver when we are drowning.