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He then told them, “Watch out and be on guard against all greed, because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.” (Luke 12:15, CSB) One of my favorite summertime treats is a Slurpee, that flavored slushy drink so cold it gives brain freeze. When the temperature sizzles,…

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“Heaven and earth shall pass away but my words shall not pass away”  (Luke 21:33 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible). I had a passing thought this morning as I was cleaning and dusting my collectables that require constant care.  One of these days the world as I…

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More! The best! To possess it first! It seems as soon as we obtain one thing there is another that we must have too. Dresses and shoes sit in our closets, often with price tags still attached, while we shop for more.

“The person with the most toys wins!” Whether those words would ever come out of our mouths or not, that is exactly how we live.

We worry and fret that our best will never be good enough and that our friends and neighbors will upstage us. What a waste of time.

There is one way to ensure that we always have all that we need.

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you” (Matthew 6:34).

Prayer: Dear God, help us to remember that as long as You’re all we want, we will have all that we need.

Devotion by Bonnie Peacock

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More! The best! To possess it first! It seems as soon as we obtain one thing there is another that we must have too. Dresses and shoes sit in our closets, often with price tags still attached, while we shop for more. “The person with the most toys wins!” Whether those words would ever come out of our mouths or not, that is exactly how we live. We worry and fret that our best will never be good enough and that our friends and neighbors will upstage us. What a waste of time. There is one way to ensure that we always have all that we need. “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you” (Matthew 6:34).

Prayer: Dear God, help us to remember that as long as You’re all we want, we will have all that we need.

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