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Devotional - Monday, September 25, 2017 268/97

Today's Scripture: "You shall also make settings of gold, and you shall make two chains of pure gold like braided cords, and fasten the braided chains to the settings." Ex 28:13-14

5943. The value of a component is no less than that of the assembly. JG

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See it.

Attache


Live it.

Attachments are often deemed optional accessories because they are not necessary to the primary function of something. They do, however, serve a purpose and as such share the utility of the thing to which they are attached. For example, a church hymnal is an accessory. Well, that's not a good example because many churches do not see the need for a book or for hymns for that matter. Then there are choir robes, but not sure of their function except to keep singers warm and look good. Still, not every church sees the need for them, or the choir either.

If asked what's going on in church, most people would relate what happened yesterday behind the closed doors of a church building. But the fact is, that church begins this morning, on Monday extending through next Sunday night. Pastors traditionally use the week to prepare for the next Sunday with staff to serve the church body. But every member, including the pastor and staff, is expected to pray, make disciples and serve other believers seven days a week unless physically hindered. So, are you an expendable accessory or a vital component of the body?

Pray it.

You given me skill, Lord, and I choose to use it for Your glory.


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Keywords: Accessory; Use; Beauty

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.
4. Jimisms and corresponding social media pins are an original work of James R. Green and are marked with a "JG" implying personal ownership. Used by Permission. All Rights Reserved.


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