Author - Rich Wilkerson

Men North of 50

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Titus 2:2 Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance. O-bservation: Most likely the Apostle Titus of Crete was one of St. Paul's closest friends and associates. He is believed to have been younger than Paul but older than Timothy. Let's agree that he was around 50 when he received this letter from Paul, telling him to teach the older men to live balanced lives, sound in love, in endurance, and in faith. In the end their lives would command respect because...

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I’m Ready For Good

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: 2 Timothy 3:17 So that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. O-bservation: The Apostle had just told Timothy in the previous verse what the Bible is meant for. And in the end, Paul says ... "The Bible is God's tool to help equip and make ready every "Follower of Jesus" to Do Good. A-pplication: I've decided that you can never ever live as though you have arrived and, consequently, you're ready for anything. Life is about continually Learning, and Developing, and Elevating, and if you're NOT then the mind gets...

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It Has To Be An INSIDE JOB

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture Joel 2:13 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and He relents from sending calamity. O-bservation The prophet of God named Joel spoke for God and said to the people of Israel, who had strayed from The Lord and had fallen prey to the worship of idols, that they were to rend, or open up their hearts to The Lord. God is slow to react and loves relentlessly. He in no way longs to send...

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Have Fun

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture 1 Timothy 6:17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. O-bservation The folks who are rich are commanded in this passage not to put their hope in their wealth or get a "Big Head," as if they had made it happen. Rather our hope, at whatever level we're living, should be in the Lord. It's Jesus who has provided us with...

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Obviously

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture 1 Timothy 5:25 In the same way, "Good Deeds" are OBVIOUS, and even those that are not OBVIOUS cannot remain hidden forever. O-bservation In the previous verse the Apostle Paul writes that a man's sins precede him. It's OBVIOUS, and those who try to cover their sins will be found out in time. Now in this passage, it's true conversely that "The Good" a person does is OBVIOUS to all. And when a person’s "GOOD" is not immediately known, in time it will become OBVIOUS. A-pplication Most of us want our lives to count for "Good...

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