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Devotions for Life

Pleasing God

Today’s Scripture: Ps 104:34 – “Let my meditation be pleasing to Him; as for me, I shall be glad in the Lord.”
An elderly man was traveling with a boy and a donkey. The man was leading the donkey and the boy was walking behind. In one village the townspeople said the old man was a fool for not riding, so to please them he climbed up on the animal’s back. The people of the next village chastised the old man for making the child walk, So, to please them, he got off and set the boy on the animal’s back and continued on his way. In the third village, people accused the child of being lazy for making the old man walk, and the suggestion was made that they both ride. So the man climbed on and they set off again. In the fourth village, the townspeople were indignant at the cruelty to the donkey because he was made to carry two people. The frustrated man was last seen carrying the donkey down the road.


Good Is Not Good Enough

“A certain ruler asked him, ‘Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?'” (Luke 18:18).
You’ve heard the story. A rich young ruler came to Jesus asking what he needed to do to inherit eternal life. This was admirable, but one fancies that the young man wanted Jesus’ praise and affirmation. He, from his youth, was very careful to avoid the bad sins. He was a good man.


Everlasting Refreshment

Bible Reading: “O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him” (Psalm 34:8, KJV)
Not too long ago, I read some interesting statistics about Coca-Cola. According to the writer, 97% of the world’s population has heard of Coca-Cola, 72% of the world’s population has seen the product, and 51% of the people in the world have tried Coca-Cola at least once. On average, over 10,000 Coke products are consumed each second of any given day. Not too shabby for a product that’s been around for only 130 years!