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Lying – Daily Devotion, December 8, 2013 – Proverbs 28:10

Lying. We’ve all done it, and for some of us, its become a habit. There is a 36 year old woman in my extended family who has allowed Satan to control her and mold her since she was 18. She was a party animal and they type of woman any man might think they’d have a pretty good chance with.

She rebuked the Lord for so many years and her deceit was great. She lay with married men and took pleasure in it. She caused divorces and dissent in families. In the end, after a college career and full MBA in “Adultery” and ”Sin”, She found her way back to God, but not after serious costs to her wellbeing and psyche.

Proverbs 28:10

10 Whoever misleads the upright into an evil way
will fall into his own pit.

My 8 Year Old Son’s Favorite Verse

As we were reading during children’s bible studies today, my son came across a verse that really spoke to him.

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the  Lord  does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”
– 1 Samuel 16:7 NKJV

He read this and said to us, “If everyone in the world could do as God did, we’d all love each other.”

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On this Sabbath December 7, 2013 – Psalm 40

Psalms 40:1-4 NKJV

1 I waited patiently for the Lord ;
And He inclined to me,
And heard my cry.

2 He also brought me up out of a horrible pit,
Out of the miry clay,
And set my feet upon a rock,
And established my steps.

3 He has put a new song in my mouth—
Praise to our God;
Many will see it and fear, And will trust in the Lord .
Blessed is that man who makes the Lord his trust,
And does not respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

How do you manage your employees? Proverbs 29:2

Remember when you were just a grunt? Perhaps you’re like me and still a grunt. For those of you in power, and I don’t mean political power so much as being a manager or supervisor in the workplace.

It’s important to remember that you deal with human people, not robots, and the way you treat those under you (or around you) really says it all about you.

If you are one who truly believes and follows the Word of God, then you will know that there is the cardinal rule “Do unto others as you have them do unto you”,  but Proverbs 29:2 just reinforces that statement for us.

Proverbs 29:2  When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

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