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DAILY DEVOTION


HI!

One fella was told by his boss, that the company was behind
on production, and he was needed Sunday.
The man said, "Ok." And, he worked that Sunday.

Next week, the boss said, "We're STILL behind."
So the man worked again.

Next week, the boss said, "We're STILL behind."
The man refused to work.

The boss said, "But doesn't your Bible say if the ox falls in
the ditch, you should get him out?"
The man said, "Yes. But if the ox KEEPS falling in the ditch,
then we must either COVER the ditch, or SELL the ox!"
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SCRIPTURE______________________________

Mark 7:5-8 5 Then the Pharisees and scribes asked Him,
"Why do Your disciples not walk according to the tradition
of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?"
6 He answered and said to them, "Well did Isaiah
prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written:
'This people honors Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
7 And in vain they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.'
8 "For laying aside the commandment of God, you hold
the tradition of men--the washing of pitchers and cups,
and many other such things you do."
NKJV
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THOUGHT________________________________

LIGHT from the WORD.

Even today, there are people who, like the “Pharisees and
scribes” above, who just wanna find fault with Christians.
They do not read the Bible to find what God says.
That's because they don't WANT to know TRUTH.
They just want to do what FEELS right to them!

There were many laws concerning “washing” in the
Old Testament. (See Ex. 19:10, Ex. 29:4, Ex. 29:7, Ex. 30:18-21,
Ex. 40:12, Ex. 40:30)
But never was there an instance to wash before eating!

Jesus pointed these men to the TRUTH!
He said they were "laying aside the the commandments
of God,"
and they were "teaching for doctrine
the commandments of men!"

Sometimes tradition can be taught so strongly that soon TRUTH
is not really known!
John caught this, and later warned that we should TEST
teachers (and preachers) to see that their teaching was
aligned with the TRUTH!


STUDY the Bible!
Be sure you are following TRUTH!

Love ya!
Bro. Bruce