In my (Steve) devotional reading this week Os Hillman from “Today God Is First” cautioned us to beware of trying to mix the things that are “acceptable” to the world, with what scripture teaches us. He used the example from Exodus 32 when Moses was on Mt. Sinai with God getting the Ten Commandments. While he was on the mountain he left his brother, Aaron in charge.
Here’s what Hillman pointed out:
“Aaron had been mentored by his brother Moses. However, we learn that Aaron still has vestiges of Egypt living in him. He had not had a complete conversion from the ways of Egypt to the ways of God. His leadership was not strong enough to stop a rebellion in the camp. He allowed the people, and even encouraged them, to make an idol of gold. Later, he tried to justify his actions by saying the idol was a God of Israel.”
Os goes on to say: (more…)
Every waking hour of the day, you are faced with “choices” to make, that can either add to the richness of your marriage, or could potentially harm it in some manner.
As you read through the following poem, consider the continual choices that you make and consider whether you are making choices that contribute to the health of your marriage or contaminate it.
God gives you a free will. We hope you will use it to help your marriage rather than harm it —speaking life into your marriage or that, which can destroy it.
May God speak to your heart and may you follow His leading, after you read the following: (more…)