"And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his master will make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season? Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes. Truly, I say to you that he will make him ruler over all that he has. But if that servant says in his heart, My master is delaying his coming, and begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and be drunk, the master of that servant will come on a day when he is not looking for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in two and appoint him his portion with the unbelievers. And that servant who knew his masterís will, and did not prepare himself or do according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he who did not know, yet committed things deserving of stripes, shall be beaten with few.
For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required, and to whom much has been committed, of him they will ask the more. NKJV"
Today's Prayer "THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Does your pet receive more money from you and live a better life than a child in Africa?
And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.
Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie. Revelations 22:12-14"
(Exodus 20:12) Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.
Today's Devotional for Children
Sometimes when we are raised in a family were our Fathers and Mothers are divorced we are taught to be loyal to one parent over the other. We are taught that lying is okay in order to get material things that we want, not caring that maybe the parent we are lying to loves us so much that they put you as first and foremost even before their own essential needs are met.
This is never okay or right, no matter what the parent we are most involved with says. We as Gods children are to never participate in lying or cheating anyone in order to get everything we want, let alone to do that to one of our parents whom God has commanded us to honor. If we do not follow Gods commandment on this, He will not bless us in other areas of our lives. God also tells us in the Holy Bible that all liars will burn in the bowl of fire if we do not repent and change our ways.
Heavenly Father help me to be a good, honest and loving child of God no matter what the circumstances. Please forgive me for any wrongdoing I may have participated in towards my Father or Mother in order to be loyal. In Jesus precious name I pray, Amen.