Neglect of Soul

By   •   December 21   •   Topics:

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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307 Comments

  1. sonny says:

    god bless

  2. vICKI Cameron says:

    I feel like I have been neglecting my soul to a certain extent. When I first got saved I couldn’t get enough of God’s Word. But now I realize I was just reading. In the last couple of months it seemed I had stopped. I have been in a Bible study for over a year and I still go to church. I do a couple of devotionals a day and I will read a couple of chapters a day but I feel like I’m still hungry. I’ve got to spend more time in the Word. Thanks for your devotionals.

  3. Max says:

    All the Devotions posted on this website are excellent.There are some that are exceptional. Today’s Devotion is one of those.