Devotionals by Dr. Ed Young


October 22

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. - >1 Timothy 6:6

Godliness is the greatest possession. The possibility of loss drives the worries that drain us of contentment. But when we fix our eyes on the greatest possession—the one that stands for eternity—and realize that it can never be lost, contentment results. In the eyes of God, we are declared godly the moment we trust Christ. In this world, transformation begins through His Spirit, giving us the experience of the godliness we already have in Him. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose,” said Jim Elliott, before he was martyred in South America.

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The Winning Walk with Dr. Ed Young is the international on-air and online teaching ministry of Dr. Ed Young, Senior Pastor of Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. The Winning Walk proclaims the proven truth of God’s Word to give men and women the world over a winning way to live life.

About Dr. Ed Young

Dr. H. Edwin Young was born in Laurel, Mississippi. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior at the age of 12 through the leading of his pastor's wife, Mrs. Gates.

Following graduation from high school in Laurel, Dr. Ed Young entered the University of Alabama as an engineering major. Mid-way through his freshman year, challenged by an atheist in his dorm who questioned his belief in God, he began to seek God's purpose for his life. Six months later, he surrendered to the call to preach the Gospel, and enrolled at Mississippi College to continue his education.

On June 28, 1959, he married Jo Beth Landrum. Dr. Young's preparation for the ministry continued at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. His first pastorate was in North Carolina, and he pastored in North and South Carolina until 1978 when he moved to Houston, Texas. He became the pastor at Second Baptist Church where he continues to pastor today. The congregation has grown from 2,000 members in 1978 to 6 campuses and we have reached over 70 thousand members.

Dr. Young was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention in June of 1992 and again in June, 1993. He is the author of many books including, Total Heart Health, The 10 Commandments of Parenting, and The 10 Commandments of Marriage. Dr. Young's broadcast ministry, The Winning Walk, can be seen and heard across North America and throughout the world.

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