October 16

DAILY READINGS: 2 Kings 18:1-37; Jeremiah 51:25-64; 1 Timothy 2:1-15

For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? Mark 8:36

In the independent republic of Singapore, people speak about the Singapore Dream of five C’s—cash, condominium, car, career and club membership. A person may have all of these and more, but without the most important C-Christ he will have absolutely nothing. True riches are found only in Him. What about you? Do you have Christ as your Saviour and Lord? —W. Ross Rainey

Now none but Christ can satisfy, None other name for me;
There’s love, and life, and lasting joy, Lord Jesus, found in Thee.
—Author Unknown