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Devotional - Sunday, May 28, 2017 148/217

Today's Scripture: "The Lord said, ‘I am the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.’ And Moses trembled and dared not look." Acts 7:32

5804. Recognition doesn't always result in identification. JG

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See it.

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Live it.

It's human nature to close your eyes when you don't want to watch what's about to happen. The problem may be keeping your eyes open when they should be closed. This week, two of my friends got in trouble by doing things they might not have done had they not seen something. It wasn't just looking that got them in trouble but gazing on it and allowing their mind to contemplate wrong things.

It's called lascivious when you're inclined to lustfulness, but that doesn't happen unless you are concupiscent which is having a sexual desire stronger than your spiritual desire. Job made a vow with his eyes (Job 31:1) to avoid temptation, but doing such a thing requires loving God more than yourself. And that may be a universal problem for most men.

Pray it.

You, Lord, are the answer to every question I have yet to ask.


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Keywords: Fear; Caution; Purity

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)
3. Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright (c)1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by Permission. All Rights Reserved.
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