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Devotions for Life

Saying Goodbye

“For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment” (Luke 16:28).

 The Apostle Paul was in a hurry to get to Jerusalem. In fact, he was in so much of a hurry that instead of going to Ephesus, he called for the elders of the Ephesian church to meet him in Miletus (Acts 20:17). He had worked among them for three years. He loved them, and he had an urgent message for them.


In Favor Of Arguing

Ponder: Is it ever right to argue?

Scripture: “. . . always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear” (1 Peter 3:15 NKJV).

My parents often exhorted my siblings and me: “Don’t argue!” We knew what they meant. Don’t be antagonistic, sarcastic, rude, smart-alecky, and contentious. They were right about that.



“It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners” (Mk. 2:17).

The so-called righteous people ignored the needs of the sinners because they felt that the righteous should avoid all contact with them. When they witnessed Jesus associating with sinners, they saw him guilty by association. Jesus defended his actions with this proverb.