The Path of Life

 

 

 

 

I didn’t know what it would look like when I came to the end.

I did, however, know what the sign at the beginning of the stone pavement said.

Because of the sign, I knew that I wanted to walk on the pathway.

Spiritually, God has provided directions for us.

He has "posted signs" so we could know His plan of salvation for us.

He has shown us the path He has made.

Eternal life is found through the sacrifice of His Son, Jesus.

Are you walking on God’s path today?

 

 

You will

make known

to me

the path

of life;


In Your

presence

is fullness of joy;


In Your

right hand

there are

pleasures forever.

—Psalm 16:11

 

 

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The Fool

 

 

 

 

 I had never been to the restaurant before.

The desserts in the glass display case looked delicious.

The decor was unique, in that graffiti was encouraged.

Patrons had written their personal messages on the tables, walls, and window sills.

Practically anything that was stationary had been written on.

It was interesting to pause and read the sentiments of people who had eaten there.

I read one signature from 1968……

Of particular interest to me was a short, five word statement, written in letters perhaps two inches tall.

Two of the words in the statement were underlined.

What did it say?

What message?

 

You are your own God.

 

Silently, I considered the brevity of this remark.

Thoughtful, and somewhat saddened, I moved on to a different area.

I wonder what had brought the author of those words to believe them?

Disappointment?

Great loss?

Or could it have been just too much faith in the human race?

If you and I are all we have to trust in for every season and circumstance of life, we are in great trouble.

Do I believe that we are all we’ve got?

Not at all.

God is our ONLY God.

With that pronouncement, there is hope unending.

 

The fool says in his heart,
    “There is no God.”

—Psalm 14:1a

 

 

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The Wolf Will Live

 

 

 

 

I have seen one run across the highway before.

Considering them to be dangerous, I am glad that I have not ever come too close to the distant, far away look in their eyes.

The panthers are sleek and streamlined, giving an air of authority and confidence.

Since they are living in my area, it is possible for me to photograph them in the wild.

This past weekend, I photographed one in captivity.

There will come a time when all of God’s creatures will be safe for human interaction.

There will come a time when human interaction will become safe for the panther.

In the Book of Isaiah, these words describe this blessed condition:

"The wolf will live with the lamb,
    the leopard will lie down with the goat,
the calf and the lion and the yearling together;
    and a little child will lead them."

–verse 6

Just imagine what it will be like…….

 

 

 

 

 

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Failing to Pray

 

 

 

God has blessed me with the privilege of being a parent.

Recently, as I was reading from the first book of Samuel in the Old Testament, a verse stood out to me.

Samuel is speaking to the Israelites.

He says,

 "As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right.  But be sure to fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you." —1 Samuel 12:23-24

The relationship between Samuel and the Israelities was not one of parent and child, but one of prophet and nation.

The words that caught my attention were, "As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by failing to pray for you."

Is failing to pray a sin?

Would it have been a sin for Samuel not to pray for the Israelites because they were the people God had called him to minister to?

Carrying that thought further in my mind, I am thinking of children.

Babies.

Toddlers.

Pre-schoolers.

Teenagers.

Young adults.

Age is not a factor when it concerns praying for one’s own offspring.

Shouldn’t we faithfully pray for our children?

As I write this, I know in my own heart that I have prayed for each of my children many times.

Have I prayed as much as God would have desired me to?

I don’t think so.

And adding to prayer, should we not teach them the way that is good and right?

Should we not admonish them to fear the LORD?

Should we not encourage them to serve Him faithfully with all their heart?

Should we not remind them to consider the great things He has done for them?

 

 

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Like a Gazelle

 

 

 

How hard is it to say, "I’m sorry?"

Sometimes, it can be very hard.

Yet, those two words can mend even the most vicious of wounds when coupled with true repentance and remorse.

Consider these words from the writer of Proverbs:

 

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor,
    have given your pledge for a stranger,
 if you are snared in the words of your mouth,
    caught in the words of your mouth,
 then do this, my son, and save yourself,
    for you have come into the hand of your neighbor:
    go, hasten, and plead urgently with your neighbor.
 Give your eyes no sleep
    and your eyelids no slumber;
 save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter,
    like a bird from the hand of the fowler.

—Proverbs 6:1-5

 

Have you ever been snared and caught by the words of your own mouth?

I have.

Although this passage seems to be speaking of making unwise commitments, one can also be snared by their own hurtful words.

In that case, going to your "neighbor" to apologize and make things right frees you from being caught.

Words and actions cannot be erased from existance, but forgiveness can place them aside.

Don’t you want to be free from the snares that you’ve made?

I do.

We can save ourselves like a "gazelle from the hand of the hunter" by saying we are sorry and making an effort to have things right between us and those we have offended.

How hard is it?

 

 

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In Him All Things Hold Together

 

 

 

The afternoon was drawing to a close.

It had rained shortly before I walked out into the yard.

Casually glancing between my house and the neighbor’s, my eyes fell on a wild rabbit, sitting innocently in the wet grass.

Overjoyed to realize that I was holding a camera at the time, I began to take photographs of him.

Photos of him being still.

Photos of him hopping.

Like reading a new chapter in a prized book, I took great interest in all his features.

Tall ears.

Long back feet.

Cotton tail.

Colossians 1:17 reads, "He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together."

Jesus holds all things together.

You and me.

Tiny birds.

Giant elephants.

Even wild bunnies…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Heed to Instruction

 

 

 

 

Fruits and vegetables.

I seem to struggle, at times, when I enter that part of the supermarket.

It’s not that I don’t know what I want to purchase; it’s the trouble I have with bagging them.

You know the bags.

The ones that are rolled on a spool that stands near the displays of oranges, apples, potatoes and onions.

It seems simple enough, but when I pull one off to fill with items, I usually stand there, trying over and over to separate the plastic and actually open the bag.

Last night, I think I realised something for the first time.

Looking at the printed instructions carefully, I noticed a large arrow.

If I tried to open the bag nearest the words, "OPEN HERE," I couldn’t.

The arrow pointed toward the other end.

That’s where it would open.

I wonder how many times I have neglected to notice the arrow?

God gives us instruction in many ways.

Prayer, Bible reading and words from others are only three examples.

But what if I don’t pay attention to what He is showing me?

What if I miss the instructions?

God may point me one way, but if I am not listening, I may just stand there, not understanding why I’m not accomplishing anything.

Proverbs 16:20 says, "Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD."

Doing things God’s way is always best.

In order to do that, we have to get the instructions…..

 

 

 

 

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Nothing is Impossible With God

 

 

 

 

Nothing is impossible with God.

Those words have been returning to me in the last few days.

I think that God reminds us of His truth when we are in need of assurance.

As with most people, I’m sure, I have several concerns in my life that lean heavily toward the impossible rather than likely.

Sometimes, these concerns can weigh pretty heavily upon my heart.

Nothing is impossible with God.

When I am tempted to look toward hopelessness, God’s truth redirects my focus.

Although I do not know the origins of the word "remind," I think of the prefix re as meaning to do again.

When I think of mind in this context, I consider it to mean my current state of thinking about a matter.

To re-mind then, would be to direct my thinking once again to its proper place–aligned with God’s truth.

There is great comfort from such a change in direction.

For nothing is impossible with God.

—Luke 1:37

 

 

 

 

 

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Fountain of Life

 

 

 

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death.

–Proverbs 14:27

 

From childhood, it seems, I can remember television shows that had the pursuit of a "fountain of youth" or "fountain of life" as part of the plot.

A running theme was youthfulness forever.

No growing old.

An absence of illness and pain.

Energy.

Vitality.

One simply had to find the flow of this miraculous water and partake.

Often, at least on television, the fountain was next to impossible to find, hidden deep within the thickest jungle.

Proverbs 14:27 states that "the fear of the LORD is a fountain of life…"

Why?

Because it turns a person from the snares of death.

Who wouldn’t want to be kept from a snare, especially one leading to death?

Unlike the fictional fountain of youth, God’s fountain is available to all who seek it.

There is no need to cut through a dangerous jungle to find it.

Respecting God, revering God and acknowledging God will bring us to a place spiritually where we recognize the snares of temptation and sin and begin to avoid them.

Those who do so find the fountain of life.

 

 

 

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They Can Do You No Good

 

 

 

 

I watched with interest as the instructors spoke.

The topic of the day?

Rescue.

More to the point:

1. How to rescue someone who had fallen out of a canoe into the water

2. How to then "rescue" their canoe if it was turned over on the water

Until that day, I had not witnessed any formal training on how to accomplish either one of these tasks.

Now, I think I just might be able to do it.

Why?

I have the knowledge and the mental capacity to understand the process.

I have the physical ability to carry out the steps when in that situation.

In the Old Testament, the prophet, Samuel, spoke to the people of Israel, encouraging them to choose God and not to turn to lifeless idols:

 Do not turn away after useless idols. They can do you no good, nor can they rescue you, because they are useless.

–1 Samuel 12:21

Imagine floating down a river and overturning your canoe.

Struggling in the water, you look to see another canoe in the distance on the shore.

There are no people in the canoe, but you notice some blocks of wood loaded on it.

Could you cry out to the wood for rescue?

Could you expect help from lifeless blocks?

In Samuel’s day, nations had crafted idols from wood, stone and metal to worship.

In reality, did they have the power to help those who had made them?

Certainly not.

Today, there are many "idols" one can choose to serve.

Only God has the power to rescue.

Only God has the power to save…..

 

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The Feet of a Deer

 

 

They certainly must have seen me.

As I was walking in the early morning along a path in a wooded area, I came right up to a couple of deer.

Innocent looking, graceful, they were.

Without fear, they moved slowly about, aware of my presence, yet willing to share their space.

We spent several moments in each other’s company before they crossed the path and continued their journey.

 

Thank You, God, for allowing me to encounter such gentle animals.

 

 

As for God, his way is perfect:
    The Lord’s word is flawless;
    he shields all who take refuge in him.
 For who is God besides the Lord?
    And who is the Rock except our God?
 It is God who arms me with strength
    and keeps my way secure.
 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer;
    he causes me to stand on the heights.

–Psalm 18:30-33

 

 

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We Have Fellowship

 

 

 

This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.  If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth.  But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.

—1John 1:5-7

 

 

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He Will Be Our Guide

 

 

 

A lighthouse has been a symbol of guidance through the ages.

The need for help in order to navigate our way in the darkness has always been real.

We may not be in a boat, striving to avoid treacherous rocks in the waters ahead, but we need God’s help to navigate life.

The psalmist wrote of this guidance:

For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end.

–Psalm 48:14

Are you looking to God as your Lighthouse today?

 

 

 

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The Work of God

 

 

 

Driving by many times on my way home from the store, I had noticed it.

A local church had placed a monument of the ten commandments on their property.

I decided that I would stop and photograph it.

Beneath the commandments was an inscription of Matthew 22:37-39.

God gave the original tablets to Moses on Mount Sinai, as He was speaking to him about the Israelites.

Exodus 32:16 tells us,

 "The tablets were the work of God; the writing was the writing of God, engraved on the tablets."

The church that placed the monument out for all to see has made an effort to remind everyone who passes by of God’s sovereignty and commands.

How tragic it would be for society to forget the writing of God.

 

 

 

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It Was Good

 

 

I couldn’t resist stopping to photograph the flamingos.

Such graceful birds, with flamboyant colors of pink and orange.

It pleased God to design every living thing:

So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

–Genesis 1:21

 

God has given us beauty in every corner of the world.

 

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White As Snow

 

Who needs forgiveness?

We do.

Is our sin real?

Is it obvious?

It is.

Who can forgive our sin?

God can.

Who can make us clean as though we have not sinned?

God.

 

 

 

Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord:
though your sins are like scarlet,
    they shall be as white as snow;
though they are red like crimson,
    they shall become like wool.

—Isaiah 1:18

 


 

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At the Roar of Your Waterfalls

 

Who loves you?

Really loves you?

God does.

When you go about your daily business, God is with you.

He loves you when you are at work and when you come home.

God loves you when you finally lie down to sleep.

At night, His song is with you.

 

 

 

Deep calls to deep
    at the roar of your waterfalls;
all your breakers and your waves
    have gone over me.
 By day the Lord commands his steadfast love,
    and at night his song is with me,
    a prayer to the God of my life.

–Psalm 42:7-8
 

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Whatever the LORD Pleases, He Does

 

 

 

If someone were to show me only the pink-with-white-dots part of the photo below, I might think that it was a photograph of a knitted sweater.

In fact, looking at the photograph in its entirety, it looks sort of like a toboggan one might wear to snow ski.

Long before any human had ever imagined seeing such a thing, God had designed this magnificent sea creature.

Psalm 135:6 says,

Whatever the Lord pleases, he does,
    in heaven and on earth,
    in the seas and all deeps.

We are blessed to see the work of His hands.

 

 

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Grass to Grow for the Cattle

 

 

 

The cattle often roam in the field by our house.

Sometimes they quietly nibble and chew without making much of a sound.

At other times, however, they have a lot to say, heralding their powerful voices into the neighborhood.

Do they worry about getting enough to eat?

When they arrive at the fence with their little ones bounding along innocently, do they concern themselves with having enough grass to raise their young?

Probably not.

God provides everything they need.

He provides for us, as well.

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle,
And vegetation for the labor of man,
So that]he may bring forth food from the earth,
And wine which makes man’s heart glad,
So that he may make his face glisten with oil,
And food which sustains man’s heart.

—Psalm 104:14-15

 

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Take Away All My Sins

 

 

Exactly what was I looking at on that plant?

Outside, doing some much needed yard work, I noticed something yellow on the stem and leaf of a plant.

I knew immediately that it would require a much closer inspection.

As I drew near to the tiny yellow "bumps" on the plant, I saw one of them move….

Hmmmm.

This wasn’t just a fungus or some other disease that had appeared.

It was aphids.

Aphids are destructive and damaging to plants.

I could tell even before I got up close to the little yellow things that something was not quite right.

Spiritually speaking, sometimes it’s easy for others to tell that something is not quite right in our lives.

Destructive habits and damaging lifestyles begin to congregate in us.

Upon closer inspection, those around us recognize that sin, like a group of aphids, is moving about.

Psalm 25:16-18 reads:

Turn to me and be gracious to me,
    for I am lonely and afflicted.
 Relieve the troubles of my heart
    and free me from my anguish.
 Look on my affliction and my distress
    and take away all my sins.

God alone can rid us of our sin, granting us forgiveness.

 

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The Crowds Were Amazed

 

 

Sitting in the crowd the other day, there were surely hundreds of people in the bleachers.

Each of us had come to see something—something of interest.

When Jesus was speaking to a crowd as recorded in Matthew, chapter seven, He speaks of who will be able to enter the kingdom of Heaven.

In verses 24-29 He says, “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.  The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.  But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.  The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash.”  When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching,  because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.

The crowds were interested in hearing what Jesus had to say.

They were listening to Him for a reason.

I wonder how many people in the crowd that day made the decision to believe in Jesus.

I wonder how many people did not.

 

What decision have you made?

 

 


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At Once

 

At once.

No second thoughts.

No preparation.

Just immediately.

Right then.

They followed…….

 

As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.  “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”  At once they left their nets and followed him.

—Matthew 4:18-20

 

 

 

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At Once

 

 

As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.  “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”  At once they left their nets and followed him.

—Matthew 4:18-20

 

 

 

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Grace and Peace

 

 

 

 

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ,

To those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours:

 Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

 His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.  Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.

 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge;  and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness;  and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.

–2 Peter 1:1-7

 

 

 

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Wholeheartedly

 

 

Here’s something to consider–

Place your name in the blanks below, detailing your life:

 

This is what __________ did thoughout ____________(name of your town or city) doing what was good and right and faithful before  the LORD (his/her) God.

In everything that (he/she) undertook in the service of God’s church and in obedience to what God wanted, (he/she) sought God and worked wholeheartedly.

I just read through this with my own name.

Do I do what’s right in God’s sight?

Do I do what is good?

Do I do what is faithful?

Is everything that I do regarding my church done by seeking God’s thoughts?

Do I seek what God wants as I obey His laws and commands?

In all of this, do I work wholeheartedly?

The actual scripture that speaks about this in describing the life of a king named Hezekiah, is found in  2 Chronicles 31:20-21:

This is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah, doing what was good and right and faithful before the Lord his God.  In everything that he undertook in the service of God’s temple and in obedience to the law and the commands, he sought his God and worked wholeheartedly. And so he prospered.

This is what Hezekiah did.

The question is, what am I doing?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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time

 

 

 

Here’s something to consider–

Place your name in the blanks below, detailing your life:

 

This is what __________ did thoughout ____________(name of your town or city) doing what was good and right and faithful before  the LORD (his/her) God.

In everything that (he/she) undertook in the service of God’s church and in obedience to what God wanted, (he/she) sought God and worked wholeheartedly.

I just read through this with my own name.

Do I do what’s right in God’s sight?

Do I do what is good?

Do I do what is faithful?

Is everything that I do regarding my church done by seeking God’s thoughts?

Do I seek what God wants as I obey His laws and commands?

In all of this, do I work wholeheartedly?

The actual scripture that speaks about this describing the life of a king named Hezekiah, is found in  2 Chronicles 31:20-21:

This is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah, doing what was good and right and faithful before the Lord his God.  In everything that he undertook in the service of God’s temple and in obedience to the law and the commands, he sought his God and worked wholeheartedly. And so he prospered.

This is what Hezekiah did.

The question is, what am I doing?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do Not Love

 

 

 

While visiting a friend, I noticed several sand cranes behind her house.

As can be seen in this photograph, two of them had opposite ideas of where they wanted to go, at least for the moment.

I often find myself having to choose what I think God feels is best for me.

That may sound easy, but in reality, it comes with consequences as well as blessings.

1 John 2:15 reads, "Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him."

The things of the world have a way of pulling you toward them—

"Come on, you’d have a good time. We’re all going!"

But you know in your heart that God doesn’t want you to go.

"True success is having a high standing in this company. Rising to the top will give you access to anything you want."

But you know that God has other priorities set in place for you, apart from giving all your time to your career.

Aren’t we like the sand cranes?

One minute we are drawn to look one way, and the next minute, we are drawn the other.

We must choose which way to go.

We have to decide who we love.

The world…..

or God.

 

 

 

 

 

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Light Where They Lived

 

 

Then the Lord told Moses, “Raise your hand toward the sky, and darkness will cover the land of Egypt. It will be so dark you will be able to feel it.”  Moses raised his hand toward the sky, and total darkness was everywhere in Egypt for three days.  No one could see anyone else, and no one could go anywhere for three days. But the Israelites had light where they lived.

—Exodus 10:21-23

 

In the account of events leading up to the exodus of the children of Israel from Egypt, we find the record of a time of great darkness.

As God caused darkness to fall upon the land, there was something else happening, as well.

He was keeping the darkness away from the Israelites.

Simply stated, they had light.

Light when no one else had it.

Light sent and protected by God.

I have a friend that speaks often about how Christians should "go and be the light in a dark world."

We, as Christians, would have no light to shine if it were not for God granting us the light.

Having the light of Christ in our lives, we should be grateful for such a blessing.

We truly do live in a world of spiritual darkness, but because of the great love of God, there is light where we live…..

 

 

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