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Feb 23, 2017

A daily devotional through the recorded words Jesus spoke while He walked alongside us. Our website

  1. Thanks for joining me today for "A Little Walk with God." I'm your host Richard Agee.
  2. How hard did you work to make your father pleased when you were a kid? I sometimes worked really hard, but often failed miserably. My early days of sitting on the front pews of the church were often accompanied by spanking for my misbehavior when I got home. Not exactly pleasing behavior, I expect.
  3. Scripture
    1. John 8:28-29
    2. They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father. So Jesus said, “When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he and that I do nothing on my own but speak just what the Father has taught me. The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him.”
  4. Devotional
    1. I’m a preacher’s kid. Growing up, my brother and I usually sat on the front seat so my dad could keep an eye on us.
      1. Had a problem sitting still
      2. Got in trouble almost every service
      3. I wanted to please my father, but just had to cut up with my brother instead of paying attention to the service
      4. I knew the rules, sit still, be quiet, and listen
      5. I could only do that for a little while when I was in elementary school
      6. Wanted to please, but got in trouble a lot
    2. We’re like that with THE Father
      1. We know the rules
      2. We know when we are about to break them
      3. We know what He wants from us and how He wants us to behave
      4. Like little kids that can’t sit still, we can’t please Him sometimes
      5. We do our own thing instead of obeying
      6. And we get in trouble
    3. As I matured, I learned to appreciate what the pastor was saying
      1. First my dad
      2. Later other pastors
      3. I still want to please my earthly father
      4. I want to please my heavenly Father more
    4. Always present to help me know how to please Him
      1. Sometimes have to guess with our earthly fathers
      2. We think we know what they want, but we don’t
      3. God lives with us and in us to guide us if we will listen to His voice
      4. Earthly fathers can’t be with us all the time to help us through life and let us know what they want. God can and does
      5. Earthly fathers change their minds and change the rules sometimes
      6. God never does, His plan for our salvation has not changed since the beginning of time and Adam’s first sin
    5. Do I always please Him?
      1. No
      2. But He always forgives when I ask in true repentance
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