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DAILY DEVOTION


HI!


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SCRIPTURE______________________________

Luke 15:11-12
11 And he said, A certain man had two sons:
12 And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father,
give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.’
And he divided unto them his living.
KJV
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THOUGHT________________________________

LIGHT from the WORD.

The prodigal son had a "gimmie" attitude.
What would become his as a matter of inheritance,
he wanted NOW!

His request indicated a calloused heart, unconcerned
for the feelings of his father (and brother).

How often do we approach God with this "gimmie" attitude?
How often do we approach our labor in the Lord with
this same attitude?

Let us be aware that the purpose of our creation is to
please the Father!
He is the Almighty, Eternal God!
God is not an "errand boy!"

The prodigal son found that his "gimmie" attitude led him to the
PIG PEN!

Are we not seeing the "pig-pen" affect in our nation
and our world today?

First, the prodigal lost his coat, then he lost his shirt,
then he lost his dignity!
Finally, he came to HIMSELF!

It was only when he went to his father with a repentant heart,
willing to become a servant, that he was restored to a
right relationship with his father.

Christians, let us PRAY!
Let us come to our Father HUMBLY!
Let us pray with a SERVANT'S heart!

Remember, a "gimmie" attitude toward God only
leads to the PIG-PEN!

Love ya!
Bro. Bruce