'Doing Good' Tagged Posts

'Doing Good' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Trust in the Lord, and do good; so you will live in the land, and enjoy security.   Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” vss. 3-4 Psalm 37:1-6 As a teacher the psalmist has a sense of how life ought to be lived now that Israel had a land of its own and was no longer known as a wandering people. They could plant vineyards and raise olives on the land and…

Daily Devotions

And the crowds asked him, ‘What then should we do?’” vs. 10 Luke 3:7-14 When John launched into his tirade about snakes and stones, axes and fires, the crowd was pretty much terrified. They all pretty much took what he said personally and responded much like any of us would have. “What then should we do?” they wanted to know. Any number of situations can spark those words. “What do you want me to do,” we say to an angry…

Daily Devotions

Which of you desires life, and covets many days to enjoy good? Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking deceit. Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.” vss. 12-14 Psalm 34:12-14 Evidently those who were living in Jerusalem 2500 years ago had the same dreams and desires as people have today. They loved life and wanted to enjoy it as long as they could. Like us they looked for advice and did all…

Daily Devotions: October 20, 2019

October 20, 2019 For full passage click: Luke 18:5-8 … “And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night?” vss. 6-7a Jesus was not above using examples from the world to give encouragement to his followers. His parable reflects one of the realities of our justice and political systems. Sometimes leaders who care nothing for God and have no respect for…

Daily Devotions: November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018 To read full passage click: Psalm 25:1-5 …“Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths.” vs 4 Most people want to do good! No matter where we go around the globe, no matter what religion people espouse, there is a general desire to do what is right. Even people with no faith at all want to lead decent lives. That’s just the way God has wired us. But it’s not that easy. As all…