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Devotions for Life

But I Worked So Hard


“But I Worked So Hard”      Text: “Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy by thy name, and by thy name cast out demons, and by thy name do many mighty works” (Matthew 7:22). 

My friend, Gloria, was so excited.  An avid quilter, she had just completed a quilt to enter in a competition.


Beating the Air

Text: “Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air” (1 Corinthians 9:26).

I was emerging from the “dream state” and entering the “reality” state, having realized that I had made contact with something. That was about the same time that my wife was yelling, “What are you doing?”

In my dream world I was fighting off giant snakes, wildly flailing the air. But in reality, I confess, I was beating on my wife.


The Whole Thing


“As for God, his way is perfect” (Psalm 18:30). 

I once taught college English out of a book titled The Whole Thing.  It was supposed to teach the student everything he needed to know about writing.  It was good in theory, but it didn’t work very well.  The author made a few mistakes.  He left important lessons out.  Twenty years later, English has changed, and so have accepted practices in writing.  The rules are different.