A Daily Devotional
About always affirming…
Jeremiah 9:23 This is what the Lord says: "Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, 24 but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," (NIV)
As a race of beings, humankind loves to
marvel at our great achievements, our great mind, our great works, and our great
power. We brandish our weapons of mass destruction at those we call our enemies.
Those we call our enemies brandish their weapons of mass destruction at us. We
give ourselves praise for building great structures only to see them fall in
minutes during an earthquake. We marvel at our great cities only to fear living
in them because of crime and violence. We are puffed up and arrogant about our
art and culture when our art and culture are full of pornography. We are puffed
up and arrogant about our power when we use our power for sinful things.
However, what we boast about is nothing before God. Before God, the
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Care Ministries author and webmaster, Rev. Patrick Kelly, is affiliated through
ministerial ordination with Church of God Ministries, Anderson IN