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Trust in God and Do the Right

Trust in the LORD, and do good.
(Psalm 37:3)

It took some courage, but a Texas Girl Scout Troop helped nab a shoplifter while they were selling cookies at a Houston supermarket.
From their table near the entrance, they watched a suspicious man wheel his shopping cart out the door and toward the curb. The girls were suspicious because none of the items were in bags and the man looked as if he were trying to sneak out.
They alerted authorities who found $2000 in stolen merchandise in the man's possession -- not just groceries but small appliances and alcohol as well. "He was stealing a lot of stuff," said one girl. "We caught a bad guy."
Sometimes while minding our own business throughout the course of a day, we're confronted with a challenge -- a wrong to right, a correction to make, a task to finish, or a soul to influence. Most people look the other way, apathetic or frightened.
But remember that the word "bold" is a New Testament adjective for God's people; and the Lord expects us to be of "good courage."

Having faith will give us courage even when the challenge seems intimidating or the task seems impossible. We must always trust God and do what's right.

Some will hate thee, some will love thee;
Some will flatter, some will slight;
Turn from man, and look above thee;
Trust in God and do the right.

Norman Macleod, Scottish poet
This devotional was written by
Dr. David Jeremiah
Turning Point
San Diego, California
It is provided courtesy of


Do You Have NO TIME?

  Those who are over worked, too busy, or have too much to do today: including dads and moms,
professionals and blue collar, rich and poor, and all others who fit this description.

 The Prescription:
Read one Devotional daily as long as you have NO TIME

Directions for Use:
Use only when you have NO TIME for your daily devotional.

Reading this devotional may be helpful to your spiritual growth.
You may develop a thirst for God's Word and sensitivity to the Holy Spirit.
Common side effects are humility, honesty, obedience, joy, and thankfulness.
Some people experience less stress and more peace, which will definitely contribute to their emotional stability.
In some cases, people have become addicted to reading every day.
Do not read for more than seven days straight, unless you experience the symptoms above,
in which case you should consult with God, the Great Physician, immediately.
He will be very pleased to hear from you.
You may have a strong desire to worship Him with praise and glory.

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