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Devotions for Life


Bible Verse for Today: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (I John 1:9).
Most of us can remember having to confess to doing wrong as a child. Perhaps our parents were stern, and we can very well recall their saying, “Come here!” Our feet dragged as we walked toward them. We knew they were going to punish us even if we begged for mercy.


Stumbling Blocks

Today’s Bible Verse:But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea” (Matt 18:6 NASU).
Have you known people who are always blaming other people for their wrongdoing? After all, Adam and Eve learned quickly to put the blame for their failures on others. Adam blamed Eve, and Eve blamed Satan. We all must accept our own responsibility for our wrongdoing. Secular psychology blames society, the home life, drugs and alcohol, and even genetics for behavior the Bible clearly calls “sin.” No one gets a pass regardless of the enticements, weakness of faith, or weakness of the flesh (Rom. 6:23).



Ponder: Luke 7:38-47

Today’s Verse: “But if anyone does not have them, he is nearsighted and blind, and has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins” (2 Peter 1:9 NIV).
Sooner or later most of us will notice we begin to squint to make out signs. The TV isn’t as clear, and we may think we need to change to an HD channel and we discover we were on an HD channel! Finally, it gets worse and we realize we need to see a optometrist. We are then diagnosed with near-sightedness.