Vision

posted 13 Dec 2012, 05:42 by C S Paul   [ updated 28 Dec 2012, 21:18 ]


Vision

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About 350 years ago a shipload of travellers landed on the north-east coast of America....


The first year they established a town site. The next year they elected a town government. The third year the town government planned to build a road five miles westward into the wilderness.


In the fourth year the people tried to impeach their town government because they thought it was a waste of public funds to build a road five miles westward into a wilderness. Who needed to go there anyway?


THOUGHT: Here were people who had the vision to see three thousand miles across an ocean and overcome great hardships to get there. But in just a few years they were not able to see even five miles out of town. They had lost their pioneering vision. With a clear vision of what we can become in Christ, no ocean of difficulty is too great. Without it, we rarely move beyond our current boundaries. Via Sermon Illustrations.com.



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