“By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was approved as a righteous man, because God approved his gifts, and even though he is dead, he still speaks through his faith.” (Hebrews 11:4 HCSB)

There is one way that a dead man can still speak, not through wealth he leaves behind—although many try—not through monuments named after him—I bet you don’t know who Fiorello LaGuardia was, and I bet you didn’t know that LaGuardia airport in New York City was first named after someone else (Glen H. Curtiss).  Dead men can speak only through faith, as the writer to Hebrews points out here.

The only real legacy that we can leave is one of faith.  In a profound sense the only legacy that we want to leave is one of faith in Jesus.

What kind of legacy, dear reader, are you going to leave?

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