Demas and Luke, my fellow workers. Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me.

Philemon 24:
2 Timothy 4:10

Once, Demas was called Paul’s fellow worker— a precious relationship. Now his love for Jesus had dimmed, because he was deceived by this passing world’s lures.
Sold for a godless friendship,
Sold for a selfish aim,
Sold for a fleeting trifle,
Sold for an empty name …
W. Blane

Daily Reading: Exodus 26