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Devotions for Life

Something We Must Not Love: Money

Ponder: Is money the root of all evil?

Scripture: “For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy” (2 Timothy 3:2, NKJV).
Within Paul’s ominous warning of the “perilous times” that were upcoming, the apostle wrote of
those who would be lovers of money. Money-lovers is a compound word coupling
philos (the warm, friendship variety of love) with the word for silver (a common form money took
back then). Paul used the same word in 1 Timothy 6:10, where we find that it is not money, but the love of it, that is the root of all kinds of evil.


We Can!

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” (Phil. 4:13).
“The Little Engine That Could,” as you may recall, is an illustrated children’s book that was first published in the United States in 1930. The story written by Arnold Munk, pen name, Watty Piper,
  is used to teach children the value of optimism, perseverance and hard work. Based on a 2007
online poll, the National Education Association named the book one of its “Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children.”


Have You Made Reservations?

Text:  “Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful,
but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life” (Revelation 21:27).
Recently a friend said that he had made reservations even though the event he planned to attend was 11 months away.  As they say, “It’s good to plan ahead.”  When the time comes, my friend will definitely have a place to stay.