Good morning, my brothers and sisters in Christ.
For it is not a [a]futile for you because it is your life, and by this word, you shall prolong your days in the land you cross over the Jordan to possess.”
Jared led the morning devotional, emphasizing the importance of reading and revering God's Word. He cited instances from the Bible where ignoring or disregarding God's Word led to negative consequences. Jared highlighted the example of the Israelites who spent 40 years in the desert because their parents did not trust God's word. He quoted Jesus' statement about the greatest commandment and emphasized that we should love our neighbor as we love ourselves. Jared ended by referencing the Parable of the Good Samaritan, stressing that everyone is our neighbor. He discussed Psalm 63, attributed to King David, noting its love, trust, and faith themes. Jared ended the devotional with a message of peace and forgiveness.
Morning Devotional and Scripture Reading
Jared led the morning devotional by asking the Lord to shine their understanding and help them apply what they learn. He then read from Deuteronomy 32, verses 47, and Psalm 63, emphasizing that these words are not meaningless but hold significance and life.
Biblical Lessons on Reading and Loving God's Word
Jared emphasized the importance of reading and revering God's Word, citing instances from the Bible where ignoring or disregarding God's Word led to negative consequences. He highlighted the example of the Israelites who spent 40 years in the desert because their parents did not trust God's word. He cautioned against misinterpreting the second commandment, emphasizing that we should love our neighbor as we love ourselves. He referenced the Parable of the Good Samaritan, stressing that everyone is our neighbor.
Psalm 63: A King's Prayer
Jared led a discussion on Psalm 63, a prayer attributed to King David.
Prayer, Blessings, and Forgiveness
He led a prayer invoking the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, asking for blessings and forgiveness. He reminded everyone of the Lord's teachings, encouraging them to seek the Lord, love their neighbors, and do good. He ended with a message of peace and forgiveness.
“Hear, O Israel: [a]The Lord our God, the Lord is one! 5 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.
6 “And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. 8 You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. 9 You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
Matthew 22:34-40- "The Greatest Commandment " was also discussed this morning.
In Christ, Love Jared W Campbell
“The Lord bless you and keep you;
25 The Lord make His face shine upon you,
And be gracious to you;
26 The Lord [a]lift His countenance upon you,
And give you peace.” ’
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