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Word for the day “Conclusion of the Whole matter”

30 Nov

Ecclesiastes 12:13 (NKJV) Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is man’s all.

Before Solomon was anointed king, his father King David said to him, “As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a loyal heart and with a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts and understands all the intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will be found by you; but if you forsake Him, He will cast you off forever” ( I Chronicles 28:9). Does this mean we have to be perfect in our relationship with the Lord?

David was literally saying, “Son, listen to me. I know a thing or two about life. I’ve made my mistakes, but I also followed the Lord and served Him. You need to serve the Lord with an undivided heart. You can’t live off my faith, son. You need your own faith.” Do you have your own relationship with God? Are you working on your own relationship with God?

Initially Solomon followed his father’s David’s advice. His heart wasn’t divided at first. But then he started opening himself up to things that he had no business being a part of. Things went from bad to worse. Solomon went on a little research project to see what was out there. Solomon did everything and tried everything. In the end, here was his conclusion: “Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is man’s all” (Ecclesiastes 12:13). Can you relate to Solomon’s conclusion?

God’s commandments protects us in this journey of life, which keep us from getting ourselves into trouble. When Solomon said, “This is man’s all,” he was saying, “This is what will make a whole man.” If you want to be a whole man/whole woman, then you need to reverence and honor God.

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Kingdom Blessings,

Pastor James Baker, Jr.

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Kingdom Blessings,

Pastor James Baker, Jr.

Thank you for using the Word Cup devotionals brought to you through Grace and Truth Leadership on (Word press). We are a faith-based, donor-supported ministry. If you have been touched by these daily devotionals, and would like to make a monthly pledge or a special gift of any amount, please use the link below to give as the Lord leads. Thank you so much!

http://www.tpgeneration.com/#!donate/cb8x

 

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1 Comment

Posted by on November 30, 2015 in Daily Inspiration

 

One response to “Word for the day “Conclusion of the Whole matter”

  1. Angie

    November 30, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    GREAT WORD BELOVED!

     

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