By Nick Harrison
What could Jesus Do? Ask the questions and stay the solutions, each day of the 12 months This exclusive number of devotional readings might help you nourish and deepen your religion throughout the basic but robust day-by-day perform of answering the query, "What might Jesus do?" A jewel of knowledge for each day of the 12 months, each one access is drawn from Scripture with functional reflections on how we will reside the WWJD? existence in addition to inspiring phrases from striking Christian writers, comparable to Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Richard J. Foster, Charles H. Spurgeon, Billy Graham, Elisabeth Elliott, Martin Luther King Jr.,C.S. Lewis, Eugene Peterson, etc. the following, writer Nick Harrison invitations us to simply accept this related problem. it's "a pledge that the Apostle John says is a surefire try out of our Christian faith....One 12 months from now, could our lives be richer for having taken the time to profit the teachings won by means of answering 'What could Jesus do?'" 365 WWJD? deals humans of every age day-by-day nutrients for concept, warmly reminding us of the numerous methods we will be able to version our daily activities after the lifetime of Jesus.
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George MacDonald WWJD? REFLECTION Laughter is good. The Psalmist said that, “When the Lord brought back the captives to Zion…our mouths were filled with laughter,” (Psalm 126:2). Laughter and good cheer are recommended in other places in the Bible as well. But the thought is always that of Ecclesiastes 3:4—that there is a time to laugh—as well as a time to weep and experience the many other emotions God’s given us. This suggests there’s also an inappropriate time to laugh. Think about it. What would Jesus laugh at?
Think about it. What would Jesus laugh at? What would He not laugh at? How would He react to humor that denigrates another person or ethnic group? How would His sense of humor react to some of the “comedy” we watch on television? For many, life is one search after another for fresh ways to be amused. Such seeking for amusement ends in a life that’s froth and no more than an inch deep. Let’s allow the God who has enough of a sense of humor to invent a creature such as the giraffe to be the arbiter of our amusement.
REFLECTION Does God ever arbitrarily leave a believer? Throughout the Bible, it’s always humankind that does the forsaking—either individuals in rebellion, or the nation of Israel backsliding. ” (Deuteronomy 31:6). ” must see themselves as united to the Lord forever. In this security there is great strength. MARCH 14 Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. —John Calvin WWJD? REFLECTION We own nothing in this world. Everything we have is, as Calvin says, a “divine deposit” over which we have temporal steward-ship.