days of our lives intro words
Think of your own experiences with hourglasses. Their most common use, arguably, is in board games that might otherwise drag on without the propulsion provided by the timer. I imagine their use added pressure and maybe even anxiety to your activity, forcing quick decisions in games like Monopoly and chess. The constant reminder that time is running out brings new intensity to the game, and it forces us to focus. Ready or not, we must move on. Imagine the giant Days of our Lives’ hourglass being present in our daily lives. What would change if we could see our time running out before our very eyes? What would we concentrate on? What decisions would we make? What would be our priorities?
Kevin, you portray a beautiful picture of Us gathering with God rather than like the sand running through the hour glass. To get to Easter, we must all go the Way of the Cross!
Bayard, thank you once again for having Kevin Dowd’s blog lead us to the Joy of Easter!
According to “Days'” co-executive producer Greg Meng, 60, who has a new book about “Days”, “the show is driven by storylines that evolve with the times, so we are relevant and current.” In 1976, Time magazine named it “the most daring drama,” because it “encompassed every trend from artificial insemination to interracial romance.” Since then, many other daytime serials have featured sensitive topics like rape, alcoholism, mental illness and drug abuse long before these issues were seen on primetime television.
The eight-month murder trial of former NFL star and actor OJ Simpson, beginning in January 1995, proved to be another challenge as viewers chose to watch the horrors of the real-life drama instead of the soaps, says Hayes.
We cannot work for our salvation. It is not something we can earn. It is something we receive from a merciful God. Once we accept this undeserved gift, we demonstrate through our actions our love and gratitude toward our merciful God and loving Savior. We live our lives in a way that indicate that we are God’s redeemed people. We bear fruit that show that we belong to the One who saved us. We keep God’s law not to be saved because the law cannot save us but because we love the Lawgiver. Jesus said, “If you love Me, keep My commandments.” How can people say they love God but they break His law or fail to do His will? When Zacchaeus was saved, he had a change of heart. He wanted to do right by the people whom he cheated. His works manifested in a changed heart which enabled him to bear good fruit. Those who say to Jesus, “Lord, Lord, we do all these different things in Your name” but they fail to be obedient will in no way enter into heaven. God wants us to be obedient and commandment keeping people. We cannot say we love Him but we fail to do His will. When we really and truly love someone our actions speak louder than our words. Those who have received and cherish the wonderful gift of salvation will show their love, gratitude and thanksgiving. They will go out and share God’s love and goodness and mercy with others. They will work happily and diligently to bring others to Christ. The salvation of others would be their mission. Paul, a recipient of God’s salvation, cast out demons and healed in Christ’s name but he also did the will of the Father and kept His law. Paul produced good fruit after he received salvation. Works or the good fruit are the results of salvation not the means to salvation.
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