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More to Life

Devotions for Life

From The Dark Side

“The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately corrupt, who can understand it?” (Jer. 17:9).

It’s a national excuse, “Well there is some good in all of us,” usually accompanying stories of mass murderers, corporate swindling, or of teachers intimate with students. Is there goodness in each of us and if so, why is it being hidden?


Mimic Me

Ponder: Whose example are you following? Is your example one that others should follow?

Scripture: “Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern” (Philippians 3:17, NKJV).

Some things I did while growing up make me ashamed. I used to drive my sister to distraction by mimicking her. If she sat down, I’d sit down. If she got up, I’d get up. If she said something, I’d parrot her words back to her, usually in a sarcastic, sing-song voice. How childish!


Snatched Out Of The Fire

“And have mercy on some, who are doubting; save others, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh” (Jude 22-23).

Two of my uncles owned a sporting goods store in Dallas. This store had a very vicious guard dog protecting it at night. One night the store caught on fire. When the firemen opened the door a totally changed dog came out. He loved the rescuer who snatched him out the fire.