“Lord, to whom shall we go? Thou hast the words of eternal life” (John 6:68).
Your life verse is not just a cute, catchy line that looks good on a bumper sticker.
Your life verse understands you. It sums up a lot about your life. It has your number.
Your life verse knows your deep, dark secrets.
When you were young, you were still finding out who you were and had yet to encounter life’s bruises and hurts. You could not have found a verse that “fit” since you didn’t know “what size you were,” to stay with the metaphor. But by this time, you have lived enough to carry scars from disappointments and battles. You have failed and sometimes failed bigtime. You have hurt and cried and cried out to God. And now you are ready to find your life verse.
Your life verse won’t necessarily make you happy. It may be a reminder of the scars you wear and a few you have inflicted.