Some people today are like a forty-year-old bachelor I heard about who was looking for a wife. He wanted someone who was a mixture between Wonder Woman and Betty Crocker.
One day, while on a business trip, the most beautiful woman he had ever seen walked on the plane and sat down beside him. He asked her, “What kind of a man does a beautiful woman like you like?”
She said, “Well, you know, I like Native American men because they are tall, dark and handsome; and I like Jewish men because they are intellectual and wealthy; and then there is something in me that likes a macho man—a good old southern boy that has a gun across the back of his pickup and a dog in the back.”
Then that beautiful girl looked at him and said, “What’s your name?” He said, “Well, my name is Geronimo Goldberg, but my friends just call me Bubba.”
Rev. Yount then points out that, like that bachelor, far too many people today are quite willing to conform to the world around them in order to be accepted or to achieve a particular goal they have in mind.
However, as true disciples of Jesus Christ, we are held to a much higher standard. Scripture teaches that we are to possess a life-long devotion to our Lord, resulting in a lasting transformation, both in our attitude and our actions.
No doubt a timely admonition - for me, for you, and for all believers in today’s world!