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More to Life


More to Life

Devotions for Life

Something We Must Not Love: Sleep

Ponder: Too much of a good thing?

Scripture: “Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty; Open your eyes, and you will be
satisfied with bread” (Proverbs 20:13, NKJV).
Everyone needs to sleep. That’s the way God created us. Babies sleep a great deal; as we
age, we may find it difficult to sleep. As Jesus and the disciples were crossing the Sea of
Galilee, a terrible storm arose that threatened to swamp the boat, “but He (Jesus) was asleep” (Matthew 8:24). Considering His relentless work of preaching and healing, is it any wonder
Jesus needed sleep?


The Quest To Know The Truth

“[B]ut grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen” (2 Peter 3:18 NASU).

I love to learn, even subjects I’m not interested in. The following quote from German philosopher Lessing inspires me. He said, “If God in His right hand held all truth and in His left hand the ever-active quest for truth, although with the reminder that I shall for ever and ever err, and said to me: ‘Choose,’ I would in humility choose His left hand and say: ‘Father, give.'”


The Road Less Traveled


“Enter ye in by the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many are they that enter in thereby. For narrow is the gate, and straitened the way, that leadeth unto life, and few are they that find it” (Matthew 7:13-14).