Daily Devotional

No Need for a Monument


In March of 2015, the founding prime minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, passed away. He is considered the father of modern Singapore because he led the growth of the small nation from a low outpost into a developed country. When he died, many people wondered how to honor him. A physical monument or towering edifice for Mr. Lee was considered. But many people commented, “Look around Singapore, and you will see and remember his legacy.” Their comments reminded me of Genesis 1:1: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”

As we look around us at ...

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