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One-Minute Devotionals reveal in a single sentence, underlying truth about specific Scripture.

Now when evening came, His disciples went down to the sea, got into the boat, and went over the sea toward Capernaum.
Jn 6:16-17a

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Every morning I spend time in God's Word asking Him to show me things from His point of view. When He does, I realize it's what He's been doing every day of my life.  Please be patient as what I compose today is not meant to impress you, but acknowledge Him. WebServant.

See it.
Nighty, night.

Lights

Live it.
I was up earlier than I wanted this past Sunday in order to serve in two services. Then a funny thing happened on my way to sleep that night. Most pastors will agree that turning out the lights and going to bed may not guarantee a full night's rest. I stayed up later than expected to help do something that only I could do.  When you agree to serve others, a pastor must get his rest when he can. And sometime in less time than most.

There comes a time in the day when work is done and most people must find rest if they expect to function the next. The minister is like that except his work seemingly never ends. He must decide to stop ministering, or he'll never rest. Such must have been the case with the disciples of Jesus and should be true of us, don't you think?


Pray it
I find my real rest in in You, LORD, and not in sleep.

Resources
Disciple Ministry
Also:
Ministry; Retreat; Rest

This day in past devotionals:
Asking God to know his will and then doing it is very well the purpose for which you were created. (2001)
We won't take anything with us when we die, so we should learn to hold "things" lightly. (2002)
If you must choose between loving someone and preaching to them, the former is far better. (2003)
Sadly, it's too common for God's people to hear information and come to the wrong conclusion. (2004)
We shouldn't complain while God is doing what we asked him to do. (2005)

You'll remain in the dark until you open the Light of His Word. (2006)
We don't need to point out what God is doing in our life for those who aren't looking. (2007)
Don't make a Canaanite woman your wife. (2008)
When Christians come together, there's no magic, but promise and potential. (2009)
Look out for a property assessor paid on commission. (2009)
The word, servant, pairs best with an active verb. (2011)
One moment used properly is more valuable than a lifetime of neglect. (2012)

Sufficient time depends on which side of the bathroom door you’re on. (2013)
Peace is having nothing to hide; power nothing to fear. (2014)

1. One-minute Devotionals began on January 2, 2006 and are the original creation of James R. Green, Prayertower Webservant Content is derived from his alternating and sequential survey of both the Old and New Testament to offer insight on Scripture.
2. Resources are derived from daily devotions of James R. Green called, Just Thinkin'... (2000-2003), Read the Bible Thru in 365 Days (2004), Pray Thru the Word in 365 Days (2005) and One Minute Devotional (2006-2012)
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3. Scripture used from the Holy Bible, New International Version; (c)1978 by New York International Bible Society,r
God's Word Translation (c)1995 by God's Word to the Nations and The Holy Bible, New King James Version, Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All Rights Reserved.

 

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