Meditating on God’s Word | Luke 19:26-27
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Take time today to memorize the powerful ending of Jesus’ teaching in Luke 19:26-27. One of the best ways to meditate on God’s word is to chew on it, and one of the best ways to chew on it is to hide it in your heart. Let the concepts, ideas, and images marinate in your soul as you internalize the Word.
‘I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. But as for these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slaughter them before me.’”
– Luke 19:26-27
Dig a little deeper:
Take some time to fast today over mealtime and meditate on the severity of this master’s response
Painting by Willem de Poorter entitled The Parable of The Talents or Minas.
Date: 17th century. Medium: oil on panel. Dimensions: Height: 45 cm (17.7 in); Width: 55 cm (21.6 in)
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Take a minute and read Paul’s instructions in Ephesians 5:15-6:4 to households. What stands out to you?
MEDITATE ON GOD’S WORD – Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” | Luke 21:1-4
If we cannot honor and serve our own family, what hope do we have of honoring our boss? Our church family? Our neighbor? God Himself?