Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Intersection of Life and Faith

<< One Year Devotions for Women

The Nowhere Woman - One Year Devotions for Women - March 12

  • 2017 Mar 12
  • COMMENTS

But this is not true of the wicked. They are like worthless chaff, scattered by the wind. - Psalm 1:4

We ought not get our advice from people who don’t care about God. Do you listen to the opinion makers of the day—film stars, models, important women in top jobs, glossy-magazine editors? Do you do things you’d rather not do, go places you’d rather not go, and say things you’d rather not say to be accepted among your nowhere friends? Do you stay silent when your peers make a mockery of everything sacred?

Do you feel you are a “nowhere person”? Do you know you are going nowhere in life, and, in death, somewhere that’s like nowhere forever?

Nowhere men and women follow the advice of the wicked, stand around with sinners, and join in with scoffers (Psalm 1:1). The psalm tells us nowhere people are “worthless chaff”—used throughout Scripture as a symbol of the weak and worthless. These people have no substance to them. In the Middle East, grain is thrown up in the air in an open space to allow the wind to winnow out the residue. But when the fan or shovel of God’s power throws nowhere people up to the wind of his judgment, they will not be found again. The psalmist knew that “they will be condemned at the time of judgment” (Psalm 1:5). However, the moment a nowhere person decides to go somewhere with God, she will be taken by the hand and led home!

For Further Study: Psalm 1:1-6  

Excerpted from The One Year Devotions for Women, Copyright ©2000 by Jill Briscoe. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers. All rights reserved.

For more from Jill Briscoe, please visit tellingthetruth.org.

SPECIAL OFFER

Experience more of the Good Life God has for you!

Many people think the “good life” comes with having the right education, a successful career, a happy marriage, or just a lot of stuff. But in his 7-message series, The Good Life, Pete Briscoe shows you how you can live a life that’s more abundant and satisfying than you ever dreamed!
 
 

 


Archives