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Devotional - Tuesday, July 11, 2017 192/173

Today's Scripture: "And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon’s porch." Jn 10:23

5865. Everything old starts out new and by God's grace ends up new. JG

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See it.

Hold on


Live it.

This morning as I sit writing this, I am in my new office. For years I've made my office/home in the garage but recently created a workspace in the house facing the back yard. It will take time getting used to this as my old office was more of a trophy room. Every square inch of my old office had something significant in it. If I find anything wrong with my new place, it won't be the comfortable temperatures or environment, but the lack of having privacy, peace and quiet—and my "stuff" all around me.

Solomon's porch was a sort of large trophy room too, except Herod put things in there belonging to the pagan nations that Israel had conquered. That tells me that ungodly things were kept there after being dedicated by King Herod. The porch with Solomon's name led to the place of worship for Jehovah God. It was also a place where Jesus could have spent all his time warning the people about ungodly association.

Pray it.

Keep me close to the still waters and my thoughts fixed on You, Lord Jesus.

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Keywords: Worship; Approach; Prepare

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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