Knowing that his time on earth was nearing its end, Paul began to write a farewell letter to his friend Timothy.

Seniors don’t give up! So, keep your eyes forward, focused on the goal. We are almost home Almost home Almost home. :) Without getting ahead of myself, a time to witness to the world about the love … At times I wonder, how much longer can this famine go on before there is no truth left, (Amos 8:11)? Your life is not about you, it’s about Him. But take heart! You’ll go on to become lawyers, doctors, nurses, teachers, scientists, pastors, missionaries, mothers and fathers, and more. I tell you what, the Millennium will be an amazing time, and it will be the beginning of home for those who take part in the First Resurrection, (Rev 20:6).

When your days are good and this life brings joy, smile. Hebrews 10:37 is one of many verses that tell us Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior will return one Day, but which Day? But, graduating class, don’t buy that lie! I started three weeks ago in Columbus, flew to Grand Rapids, then to Portland, … When we look at the world around us, it’s easy to lose hope. Near the end of his life, Paul was thrown into prison, awaiting his execution. Cling to Jesus with everything you have. Work to be the best, most hardworking, most honest individual you can be; but above all of that, live for Jesus.

We would like to salute and inspire all 2020 graduates, no matter the academic level,  and remind them that we are “almost home.”—Editors. When you meet friends, family, and strangers who have simply given up hope, encourage them and share with them the hope we have in Jesus. When you hear of natural disasters, wars, economic collapse, pandemics, nothing but hate for each other, and it feels like the world is going to crumble under your feet—look up! I told her to stop watching the news and gave her Bible verses to concentrate on. It wouldn’t be the first time I was late, well barely on time, for an important event.

3:20). If I’m on the other side, somebody come get me. Little by little we all can make a difference.

What message could I possibly share that you would remember? We are almost home [Verse 2] This road will be hard, but we win in the end Simply because of Jesus in us, it's not if but when So take joy in the journey, even when it feels long Oh, find strength in each step knowing Heaven is cheering you on [Chorus] We are almost home, brother, it won't be long As you read this article, you might be feeling discouraged and disappointed. The flight has been delayed but not by much so if all goes well, we should be home by mid-afternoon. He felt he could not go on much longer. As the years passed, Steven began to become discouraged. How Did The Kenites Survive Noah’s Flood? As I was driving through some of the hardest-hit areas around us, I noticed the messages that had been spray-painted on the sides of destroyed homes, such as “All are safe. Not more than 2 hours ago, I was telling a beloved family member, who’s sorta on the fence, that they were seeing their Father’s plan right before their eyes. But because of the current pandemic ravaging the world, all of …

Jesus tells us in Revelation 3:11: “I am coming soon. Because Jesus never lost sight of where He was headed, He could put up with the cross and the shame. On March 6, 1987, Eamonn Coghlan, the Irish 1500-meter world record holder, was running in a qualifying heat at the World Indoor Track Championships. When we see the pain and the stress that this life brings, we’re tempted to simply throw in the towel. You’re so successful! In fact, it is not even a flash compared to the Eternity we look forward to with God. USA, Update-Unity Oversight Committee Continues to Gather Data, Young People in the U.S. Encouraged to Get Creative with Evangelism. As you read this article, you might be feeling discouraged and disappointed. There was more to life than destroyed homes and broken dreams. The road that Paul took was long and painful, but he never gave up because he knew there was something greater. "We're almost home and now is not the time to give up or tap out. The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. A life with no pain, no suffering, only joy; a life where every day is spent face to face with Jesus—not six feet apart. Knowing that this would be his final message, he concluded by saying: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Stay the course and stay focused on what’s ahead.

Graduating class, keep your eyes on the goal, never be discouraged, and hold on to Jesus. I know you are giving us the business Chuck, but we will pull you back and many of us will need help with that as well. 0 [zero] inside.”, That message was put there for emergency responders to let them know that everyone in the household was safe. Hey thanks for sharing that Jack.

Don’t get me wrong. Copyright ã 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc. Used by permission. Whatever you do in this life, do it to the best of your ability. You know what it's like to be tired and only a shell of yourself Well you start to believe you don't have what it takes 'Cause it's all you can do just to move much less finish the race But don't forget what lies ahead Chorus: Almost home, brother, it won't be long Soon all your burdens will be gone With all your strength, sister, run wild, run free Hold up your head, keep pressing on We are almost home Verse 2: Well this … Right now we are sitting at Gate D27 waiting for the flight to Columbus, MS where we will pick up our car and drive to Tupelo. Can we say almost.. back.. home :) I’m not going home without those who are on the the other side in the millennium, that I can reach over and escort back to the train taking us into the eternity. Had he been wrong the whole time? Hebrews 12:2 tells us to keep our eyes on Jesus, who began and finished this race we’re in.

You’re young, bright, determined, and you’re ready. His wife, Jessica, is a labor and delivery nurse. Some of my favorite stories in the New Testament focus on the life of Paul. We’re laboring for something much greater. * Class of 2020, you’re made for something much greater than anything this world has to offer. As the days go by, our world becomes more of a mess.

Amen to our perfect God how great He is…as days go by we get closer to being with him…thank you Heavenly Father YHVH for the great plan of salvation through Jesus our Christ our Savior our Redeemer…amen, Wonderful, beautiful words. Class of 2020, your future is bright. Within an instant the world shut down and everything changed. It will be forever, boundless by time. This is a revised version of the graduation commencement speech given on May 17, 2020, to the 2020 senior class of Collegedale Academy, a Seventh-day Adventist K-12 school located in Collegedale, Tennessee. We can sense instinctively that we were meant for more. Even in some of the worst circumstances, the family who lived in this house knew that a better day was coming. Class of 2020, this world is looking and searching for something better. He fell, but he got up, and with great effort managed to catch the leaders.

Look at you.