today's devotional post

selfish servants
Jul
26

selfish servants

The lighthouse keepers had survived harsh and lonely conditions on a meager salary, endured the incessant roar of the foghorn, and rowed their lifeboat onto stormy seas to rescue sailors. But the keepers had also resisted efforts to install a new lens that would have doubled the amount of light their station could have cast. Why? The keepers had made a financial arrangement with the maker of the old lens, and they didn’t want to lose the cash—even if it would have saved lives. The lighthouse keepers seem similar to the religious leaders who opposed Peter and John. These priests and... read more »

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flourish

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a merry heart . . .

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oaks of righteousness

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cast your cares . . .

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you choose Q: how can i handle chronic pain?

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Q: How do I handle physical body pain over the years even though I’ve been praying for help ?  —Joseph

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entertaining angels

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when . . . I will . . .

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who holds the reins?

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read> Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding (v.5).

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now unto Him . . .

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you choose Q: how do we know that Jesus and God exist, and where did that information come from?

Q: Recently I spoke to a friend from Germany, and that person asked me how do we know that Jesus and God exist and how we get this information and from whom? Because the Bible was written from... read more »