DEVOTIONAL BY BILLY GRAHAM – HOPE FOR EACH DAY
You also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house. 1 PETER 2:5
I have a friend who lost his job, a fortune, his wife, and his home. But he tenaciously held to his faith in Christ—the only thing he had left. Like Job in the Old Testament, he would not abandon God, no matter what happened. And yet like Job, he couldn’t help but wonder why.
One day he stopped to watch some men doing stonework on a huge church. One of them was chiseling a triangular piece of stone.
“What are you going to do with that?” asked my friend.
The workman said, “See that little opening away up there near the spire? Well, I’m shaping this down here so it will fit in up there.”
Tears filled my friend’s eyes as he walked away…
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