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More to Life

Devotions for Life

“Hey Buddy, Can You Spare A Dime?”

“After the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of a gentle blowing” (I Kings 19:12).

 No, this isn’t about helping street beggars. I worked Downtown Denver for many years, and I noticed that people ignored beggars by pretending to be on their cell phones or wrapped up in conversation with others. People tend to drive talking on their phones or with their music blaring. At home people spend their waking hours glued to mindless entertainment. Even when people are with others, they are texting with still others. It seems some don’t want to be alone with their thoughts.


“All Saints Highway”

Text: “And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but is shall be for the redeemed: the wayfaring men, yea fools, shall not err therein” (Isaiah 35:8). 

There is a 563 mile stretch of highway running from Missouri, through Iowa, into Minnesota. It runs from St. Louis to St. Paul. It is highway 61, aka the “All Saints Highway.” Anyone can travel on this highway. I have traveled on parts of this highway from time to time. 


The Question(s)

Today’s Scripture: John 18:38 – “Pilate said to Him, “What is truth?” And when he had said this, he went out again to the Jews and said to them, “I find no guilt in Him.” 

But the question Pilate asked of Jesus, “What is truth?” is a question that Jesus does not answer. But it is not an unanswerable question. But in order to answer the question Pilate asked, we have to listen to what Jesus says.