The next-generation mindset

Perhaps one of the sadder verses of scripture is this one –

 2 Kings 20:19  So Hezekiah  said to Isaiah,”The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good!” For he said, “Will there not be peace and truth at least in my days?”  (NKJV)

Looks good – Hezekiah, king of Judah has heard that though difficult days for his nation are coming, it won’t happen until after his death.

I think that it’s sad when a leader’s focus is on only their generation, not thinking about the one to come! It’s like he’s saying, “So long as it doesn’t happen to me, that’s ok!”

 

Contrast that with the spirit of a father that says, “I gladly sacrifice my comfort now for the sake of my children’s future!”

Are you building for the next generation, living a great example, encouraging those younger than you – either in age or in the faith?

(Remember, this is not about how old you are right now – it’s about a mindset!)

Everyone leaves – but not everyone leaves a legacy!

We build now the legacy of tomorrow.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s