Category: Devotional

The Verbs #25 (Leave something Behind)

“Don’t jump to conclusions—there may be a perfectly good explanation for what you just saw. In the heat of an argument, don’t betray confidences; Word is sure to get around, and no one will trust you. The right word at the right time is…

The Verbs #24 (Don’t Faint)

If you fall to pieces in a crisis, there wasn’t much to you in the first place. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 24:10). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. One of the great misnomers about being a Christian is…

The Verbs #23 (Do What I Do)

Dear child, I want your full attention; please do what I show you. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 23:26). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. For much of my life, I caught more than I was taught! I mopped up what…

The Verbs #22 (Protect Your Name)

A sterling reputation is better than striking it rich; a gracious spirit is better than money in the bank. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 22:1). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.   The King James Version renders that verse… A good name is rather to be…

The Verbs #21 (Be Honest)

The Verbs #21 (Be Honest) A lying witness is unconvincing; a person who speaks truth is respected.” Proverbs 21:28 MSG http://bible.us/97/pro.21.28.msg To protect the guilty, a few identities in this devotional have been changed. Maybe you have encountered a person, or maybe more than…