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More to Life

Devotions for Life

“Do More And More”

Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living.
Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more” (1 Thess 4:1-2).
Isn’t it nice to be acknowledged for what we have done and to be encouraged to take it to another level rather than being criticized for not doing more than we have done? Paul recognized the progress of Christians, and commended them for it. He also saw this as potential for greater growth and success.



“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn” (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
The full statement by Harriet Stowe is, “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, until it seems as though you cannot hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin. According to legend, Lincoln said when he met her in 1862, “So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!” She had been so disturbed by the stories about the cruelty of slavery that she spoke out not only in America, but also in Europe. Her determination never wavered as she worked to end slavery.


Mama Please Choose Me

“For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb. I will give thanks to
You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139:13-14a).
The “Magnolia Messenger”
had an article dealing with abortion. As a Christian, what can I do to stop it? The best way
might be to actively teach and convert people to follow Christ and to work with adoption centers.

The following is a song written by Betty Steward.