Today’s Scripture: Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. Hebrews 13:5

Several years ago, while my dad was away on one of his trips to Israel, he was talking to me on the phone. He said, “I heard about a new diet that guarantees you will live to 100.”

I said, “You got to be kidding me! 100 years old?”

He said, “Yes, it’s without fail. You eat fish.”

I replied, “Dad, I know there is static on the line; we’re talking all the way around the world. Did you just say to eat fish?”

He said, “Yeah, if you eat fish every day for 100 years, you’ll live to be 100.”

That is a guarantee! We have heard of many 100% guarantees and usually, we are disappointed. You may hear that a product has 100% satisfaction guaranteed, but you can always find something wrong with it. You may read of a 100% money back guarantee, but then in the fine print, you read what it really meant. Today, I want to share with you a real 100% guarantee: Jesus will never leave you or forsake you!

It is a joy to know that no matter what your circumstance, Jesus is with you the whole way. He loves you and will remain your friend through the thick and thin. He is closer than a brother. We really cannot ask for a better friend. It is a friendship with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Since He is such a good friend, why not talk to Him today? Spend some time in fellowship with the One Who loves you. Talk to Him, thank Him, and spend time doing the things He wants. Isn’t that what friends do?

Devotional by Jim Scudder Jr.