Daily Devotional for Friday October 13, 2017

Scripture:

Psalm 119:18 (NASB) Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.

Observation:

When I truly looked at him, I saw the problem. After the third time I washed his windows, it occurred to me that there was another problem. The elderly man said the windows looked dirty and asked if could I do them again. Today's scripture speaks of God opening our eyes that we may see the wonderful thing from His law. After the third attempt to make the gentleman happy, I took a good look at him. Then I noticed it. I asked him a simple question, “May I see your glasses?” He handed them to me. As I looked at them, I realized the problem wasn't his windows, but his own glasses. They were filthy.  Once cleaned, he could see the world more clearly. Sometimes in life, we may look, but not really see. Just glancing at the Bible instead of taking the time to read it and meditate upon it or looking at someone and not really seeing the beauty that lays within them, we make judgments without really seeing the person inside. Let's make sure our own glasses are clean, and if you don't wear glasses, let's make sure our eyes are wide open to the truth in God's Word and the people around us.  

Application:

Personal Application: Continue spending time with the Lord daily. Sow righteousness and reap the fruit of God's unfailing love.

Family Devotional: Read this chapter to your family. Ask them if anything spoke to them as you read. Talk about their answers and show them that one important aspect of this chapter is that we must continue to spend time with the Lord and keep our hearts focused on His plans and purposes. Pray for them.
 

TOM SEMBER has been involved in ministering to men for over 20 years. He is an ordained minister with the AG in the NY Ministry Network. Tom lives with his wife, Carolyn, and children in New York. You can connect with Tom on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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