THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS


DAILY DEVOTIONS

HI!

Once a servant of a king did a foolish thing.
The angry king gave the servant a stick.
He said, "Carry this stick to remind you of your foolishness. And if you ever find a man as foolish as you, give him the stick."

Years passed; the king lay on his death bed.
The servant visited him.

He asked, "Master, where are you going?"
King, "On a long journey."
Servant, "But, my lord, what is your destination?"
King, "I do not know."

Servant, "Sir, here is a stick!"
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SCRIPTURE__________________________________

Eccl 10:7
I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.
KJV
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THOUGHT____________________________________

Solomon noted imparities in the earth.
He noticed that, at times, the world seemed “upside down!”

Much later, the King of Kings came, and walked the paths of earth.
He actually lived as the Servant of servants.

Jesus said, "Many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first." (Matt. 19:30)

It is no great wonder then that the "sons" of the King are looked upon with contempt!
David wandered in the wilderness, while Saul reigned.
But God corrected that!
Hamaan sat in the court, Mordecai sat in the gate.
But God corrected that!
Elijah wept in the cave, while Jezebel lived in splendor.
But God corrected that!

God has said that He has made us to be "kings and priests" (Rev. 1:6).
Yet today, we are mocked, ridiculed, rejected and scorned.
But God will one day correct that!

In this day, let us keep rule over our bodies, and keep them under "subjection" (1Cor 9:27).
If need be, let us serve as our Master served.
And let us serve with dignity, honor, humility, and purity.

The wheel of God's justice will one day turn.
The world will again be changed from being “upside down.”
And then, we "shall reign with Him!" (2Tim 2:12, Rev. 20:6)

Love ya!
Bruce