GPS: September 28, 2016

By September 28, 2016Devotional

Today’s Scripture:

Psalm 15

Lord, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill?

Those who walk blamelessly, and do what is right, and speak the truth from their heart;

who do not slander with their tongue, and do no evil to their friends, nor take up a reproach against their neighbors;

in whose eyes the wicked are despised, but who honor those who fear the Lord; who stand by their oath even to their hurt; who do not lend money at interest, and do not take a bribe against the innocent. Those who do these things shall never be moved.

Food For Thought:

In this passage of Scripture, we are reminded of what we are supposed to do as Christians: to do what is right, to speak truth, to not slander (gossip), and to love our neighbors. Think of this call. Which practices are you incorporating into your daily life? Which practices  need some honing? What can you do differently in your life to be a reflection of Christ’s love?

Prayer:

O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us

through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole

human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which

infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us;

unite us in bonds of love; and work through our struggle and

confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth; that, in

your good time, all nations and races may serve you in

harmony around your heavenly throne; through Jesus Christ

our Lord. Amen.

 

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