With that in mind I want to share the following with you. It was taken from the tomb of a Bishop in Westminster Abbey 1100 A.D.: It says:
When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits I dreamed of changing the world.
As I grew older and wiser and realized the world would not change I shortened my sights somewhat and decided to change only my country: but it too seemed immovable.
As I grew into my twilight years I settled on changing only my family and those closest to me, but alas they would have none of it.
Now as I lay on my deathbed I suddenly realize that if I had only changed myself first, then...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)