Neglect of Soul

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All Christians believe in God, but many Christians have little time for God. They are too busy with everyday affairs to be taken up with Bible reading, prayer, and being thoughtful to their fellowmen. Many of them have lost the spirit of a zealous discipleship. If you ask them if they are Christians, they would probably answer, “I think so,” or, “I hope so.” They may go to church at Easter and Christmas and on other special occasions, but otherwise they have little time for God. They have crowded God out of their lives.

The Bible warns against neglect of your soul. It is possible to harden your heart and shrivel your soul, until you lose your appetite for the things of God. This hunger, then, that you should have is a desire to be always right with God. It is a consciousness that all searching for peace of heart, except in Him, is in vain.

Prayer for the day

I hunger today to know more of You, Lord.

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278 Comments

  1. michael r. jackson says:

    ipray

    i pray to live victoriously as a child of god not as a victim of afallen world

  2. connor bartman says:

    He who hungers for god is the person who wants to be with the lord

  3. Hai-Chin Bentley says:

    Thank you.

  4. Janet Breshears says:

    Billy Graham has been part of my life, all my life.

  5. Sheri says:

    THANK YOU!

  6. Sharon Dolbare says:

    It is a busy world. We read the Bible every night…but not long enough. Thank you for reminding us of “neglect of soul”.

  7. Carol says:

    Thanks for the daily devotion.

  8. Renee Barker says:

    This was so speaking to me this morning. I know The Lord planned for me to see this.

  9. Bonnie Johnson says:

    Yes I love this

  10. Jacque Kaylor says:

    Thank you!