A Daily Purpose

Bible Study & Devotional Day 103

Written By Torrie Slaughter

Guiding Scripture:Psalm 82:2 How long will you defend the unjust and show partiality to the wicked?

🔴Greed Is Not Rewarded 

Our God masterfully communicates through His people. What an incredible lesson of death when we seize greed and become opportunistic rather than patiently waiting on the Lord.

Achan and his family were stoned to death. Why? He committed spiritual adultery (cherem), Achan took that which was set apart for Yahweh. (Joshua 7:1)
Thirty-six men died when the Israelites attacked AI, a defeat that didn’t make sense. The Israelites had not suffered any casualties while fighting against Jericho. Those men had families, and because of Achan’s disobedience, they lost their lives.

As you read today’s passages, think about your greed. Have you taken something that God wanted you to give to Him? Don’t wait until others discover your sins; repent now! (Joshua 7:19-21) Our decisions affect our friends and families. As followers of Christ, we are instructed to build, not destroy.

The things we desire may be given to us when we wait.(Joshua 8:2) God gave the plunder of Ai after the Israelites cleansed the camp of the one who sinned. We are all called to be leaders in some capacity as such, listen to God’s command and meditate on His characteristics.

Romans 6:13 We know that our old sinful selves were crucified with Christ so that sin might lose its power in our lives. We are no longer slaves to sin.

 

 

 


 

 

 


This devotional was written by Torrie Slaughter the founder of Our Given Purpose® for A Daily Purpose Bible Study & Devotional.

 


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Joshua 7:16-9:2, Luke 16:1-18, Psalm 82:1-18, Proverbs 13:2-3

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1 thought on “A Daily Purpose

  1. Excellent devotional daughter. How much more we should be willing to give when we realize that everything that we have belongs to God. This was my take away as I read your beautiful devotion. Thank you so much and keep up the great work and purpose God has for you. I am so proud of you. Love agape, Mom

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