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More to Life

Devotions for Life

The Light Of His Presence

Today’s Bible Verse: “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).

It’s a simple thing to rationalize even while accepting and applying the words and examples of Jesus and His followers to our own lives. For instance, for dads, with long hours on the job, assisting with housework, and being a father to the kids, meeting together with our brothers and sisters in Christ on Sundays or on days off, or at the other times when assembly is scheduled, is too difficult. Will our not being there really make that kind of difference? Such things, they may say, seem to run pretty smoothly without us?


Human Lobsters

Today’s Bible Verse: “Strive to enter in by the narrow door: for many, I say unto you, shall seek
to enter in, and shall not be able” (Luke 13:24 ASV).
Have you ever read the following little story about human lobsters from Dr. Orrison Swett Marden (1850-1924)?  I’ve seen his illustration used from time to time in various books and articles to describe a truism about human nature.


Our Father Is Ever Ready To Forgive

Luke 15:11 “And he said, ‘a certain man had two sons….'”

Thus begins one of the greatest parables spoken by Jesus. As we study this parable, we seem to always express our amazement at the younger son. A young man who grew weary of the restraints of his father, a young man who wanted to be his own master. This young man wanted to be independent of all parental authority so he leaves home thinking that there are so many good things awaiting him in that far country.