Bible Study & Devotional Day 169
Written by: Torrie Slaughter
Guiding Scripture: Proverbs 17:15 ‘Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent— the Lord detests them both.’
I’ve witnessed some ‘sticky’ situations that brought confusion and tested the limits of right versus wrong. When things don’t add up, the scale is off-balance.
As you ask God to help you navigate your day think about what you value. Is it prestige, wealth, legacy, or godliness? If there are areas of your life that cause people to question your confidence in God, it is time to recalibrate the scale of your thinking.
A bribe is used to persuade someone to act dishonestly in one’s favor by a gift of money or another incentive.
Acquit or Punish
Leaders in organizations lose the respect of their teams when they justify wicked actions. There are no small matters when it comes to the overall health of partners. Dealing with issues openly and honestly reduces the lure to deny justice to the innocent.
If all the people in your family, business, church, or organization do what is right in their eyes, how successful will it become? Is the bribe worth arousing the anger of God?
Prayer: Lord, we thank you for your everlasting love. You are a righteous God and the Lover of our souls. Thank you for your patience as we seek to do what is right in Your eyes. Please be with us in every matter so that we may give you the glory. Amen
This devotional was written by Torrie Slaughter the founder of Our Given Purpose® for A Daily Purpose Bible Study & Devotional. Want to hear more? Tune in on Mondays and listen to Our Given Purpose the Podcast and on Fridays to Talking on Purpose with Torrie the Podcast & Internet Show. Torrie also hosts a YouTube channel of the same name.
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1 Kings 19:1-21, Acts 12:1-23, Psalm 136:1-26, Proverbs 17:14-15
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