“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:” Ecclesiastes 3:1 I love this time of year. After the very hot and humid days we are now experiencing cooler nights and pleasant temperatures during the day. As summer transitions into fall, it is nice to go for long walks and enjoy the beautiful things our Lord has created. Soon the leaves will begin to change colour, and we will enjoy the Autumn splendor once again. I am glad when God created this earth, that He made the different seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. …
“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread” (Psalm 37:25 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible). Life experience gives us the opportunity to observe those around us from wisdom’s perspective. The psalmist wrote from that vantage point. He had been young with all the joys allotted him and was now living in the golden years. One thing that stood out to him was how God had taken care of the righteous and their offspring. He wrote of something he had not seen in his lifetime. “…yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken…” I’ve joined the ranks of the senior citizens and I can attest to the same pattern. God takes care of the righteous!
Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for taking care of me all of my life. It’s good to know I will not be forsaken. I can count on You. You will supply all of my needs!
Devotion by: Kaye Singleton
“And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.” (Matthew 18:13 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible) Often we allow what I call “the Mob Mentality” to take over in our minds. But, we need to see things the way God does. Every individual has value. When necessary, God will go to no end to have an audience of one. When the shepherd realized one of his sheep was missing, he went on a search for that…