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More to Life

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More to Life

Devotions for Life

“For The Very Least Of These”

“You will perform the same works as I” (Jn. 13:12).
There’s an old poem of truth and I’m using a line to introduce this lesson. “If you live close to God and His infinite grace, you won’t have to tell us. . . it shows on your face!”
All the words Jesus had spoken previously were being held in question by the high priest before the crucifixion of the Lord. Jesus said, “I have said nothing in secret. But why ask me” meaning that His followers had heart and that they actions would speak for Him.


Private Lives, Public Consequences

Judges 8:22-35
Then Gideon son of Joash returned home. He had seventy sons born to him, for he had many wives. He also had a concubine in Shechem, who gave birth to a son, whom he named Abimelech. (Judges 8:29-31)
Gideon already had numerous wives. His relationship with a concubine reflects a pattern of disregard for marriage. With her, Gideon bore a son who tore apart his family and brought tragedy upon the nation (see Judges 9). The consequences of Gideon’s private life did perhaps more damage for the nation than whatever public good he had done.


Victorious Viper

Exodus 7:1-13

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Pay close attention to this. I will make you seem like God to Pharaoh, and your brother, Aaron, will be your prophet. Tell Aaron everything I command you, and Aaron must command Pharaoh to let the people of Israel leave his country…”

Then the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, “Pharaoh will demand, ‘Show me a miracle.’ When he does this, say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down in front of Pharaoh, and it will become a serpent.’”