God be praised (Galatians 1:24)

(Verse chosen from today’s Bible reading – Deuteronomy 13-15 & Galatians 1)

“And they praised God because of me.”  Galatians 1:24

What lessons are there for me in this Scripture?

What a role model Paul is.  He has done something but God has received the praise.

I can do nothing of spiritual value on my own.  Every good gift and every perfect gift comes to me from Him.  I can take no credit.  Instead, I must redirect credit to Him.

I must assure folks that everything with me is God-willing.  To do otherwise is folly.

What strength I can have in Him!  I must know Him intensely so that His ways become my ways.

I must stand up for correction at every juncture.  I cannot depend on myself for anything.,  I must beg Him to remove the sludge from my life that slows me down in following Him.

James Herriot was born on March 10th.  God gave him the ability to write.

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