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Devotional - Sunday, December 11, 2016 346/20

Today's Scripture: "Then He gave him the covenant of circumcision; and so Abraham begot Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day; and Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot the twelve patriarchs." Acts 7:8

5626. Family is proof we belong. JG

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See it.

It is written


Live it.

In a year when a businessman beats the Washington establishment for the highest office in the land, it's only right that Army would beat Navy in football after fourteen consecutive years of losses. In my own life, I never imagined seeing my seventieth birthday, my wife and I retiring and after twenty years of negligible income to do rewarding work and possibly even see a ministry goal come to fruition. This has to be a God thing.

You can't look in the Bible and not see the fact that God chose some people and didn't choose others. The only question is what part the "chosen" played in their selection. Was it a forcible takeover of a person's will or did that person choose to participate. Before you think I've gone off the deep end, I used terms the world employs to debunk the sovereignty of God. The fact is that everyone works God's plan regardless their willingness, some more notably than others. What kind of God would do otherwise?

Pray it.

I gladly surrender my plans to know and experience Yours, God.


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Keywords: Plan; Family; Blessed

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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