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Devotional - Monday, November 2, 2015 306/60

Today's Scripture: "Whether it has gored a son or gored a daughter, according to this judgment it shall be done to him." Ex 21:31

5221. Emulation is a short-cut greatness doesn't take. JG

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See it.

Impartial influence


Live it.

Most people don't think their life affects anyone else, but it does. There is really no way to immediately know the extent of someone's influence. Wait awhile, however, and the effect becomes obvious to the discerning. Take the young golfer Jordan Speith for example. By twelve years of age he aspired to play professional golf, something he accomplished at the age of nineteen. With sponsor’s exemptions the phenom won his first tournament and has now ascended to the top of the pack. His odd putting style and looking at the hole rather than the ball when putting was curious. His demeanor and contagious smile earned him a sponsorship from Under Armor, a new comer in sports clothing that is ascending to the top. When interviewed, he never speaks of success in first person but humbly credits his "team."

We could talk about how the youngster won more money on tour last year than anyone has in the past. What’s more interesting is how many other players are now copying Jordan's style in order to hopefully have some of his success.

Pray it.

The only success I desire is knowing You, LORD, and being Your best servant.


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Keywords: Influence; Success; Emulation
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This Day in History

If God has blessed you, bless someone else. (2000)
The only excuse for not praying for your family is ignorance, laziness or unbelief. (2001)
who was ordered by God to lay on his left side for 430 days? (2003)
Jesus is sympathetic to our weaknesses, but He doesn't give us a pass on obedience. (2004)
Do you pray and thank God for answers to prayer, even when you can't see it? (2005)
When we invite Jesus to go with us, the opportunity to minister will go with us. (2006)
Sometime emotions are more honest than profession. (2007)
How to keep people from playing with your towns. (2008)
Emotions are the true reflection of what we're feeling. (2009)
If we don't believe it, why should anyone else? (2010)
Dependency can be good or bad, based on Whom we depend. (2011)
What is God's answer to our prayer when we don't? (2012)
Character is built in private and displayed in public. (2013)
It is not compassionate to make someone dependent. (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 (2006-2017)
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