June 8 “The Destructive side of laziness”

laziness How and when does laziness show up in your life? In the physical area? Is it with mental pursuits? Or maybe with spiritual things?

Today’s Readings:
2 Kings 3 & 4
Psalm 71.17-24
Proverbs 18.9
John 17.1-26

2 Kings 3 & 4:

Sacrificing our children

Chapter 3.27, speaking about the king of Moab, says:

“Then he took his eldest son who would have reigned in his place, and offered him as a burnt offering upon the wall …”

What an unbelievable response to apparent defeat in battle!

The devil may be less obvious today, but no less demanding and the results are the same. Sadly, many children are being sacrificed today to their parents’ gods of drugs and alcohol, sexual immorality and personal gain. These gods demand their loyalty, and then they don’t even deliver what they promise. Continue reading