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Daily in Your Presence - May 25

  • 2010 May 25

Day 146


Do not worship any other god,
for the Lord, whose name is Jealous,
is a jealous God.
Exodus 34:14


My child, do you crave unswerving devotion from your spouse? The thought of betrayal is enough to fire up every jealous nerve in your body and spirit. Of course I desire all of your attention, all of your time, and all of your self. I am a jealous God, but not because of a fear of being replaced, as you feel. I love you so much that I am not willing for anyone to steal your heart away. I gave My life for you because I want none to perish.

Your jealousy is not a flaw in Your character, Lord. Because You love me so much, You demand no less than my total de-votion. You tolerate no other loves. In my negligence, I often build idols of my own choosing. But how can my heart truly worship another but You, Lord? Only You satisfy.


If left alone, idols in the heart will soon turn to stone.

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