Daily Devotions: Getting Along

All Things Can Be New

By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us...to guide our feet into the way of peace.— Luke 1: 79

The Gift of Humanity

You do well if you really fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. — James 2:8

Judging Others

Jesus said, For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon'; the Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!'—Matthew 11: 18-19

The Goal of Reconciliation

Jesus says, If a fellow believer hurts you, go and tell him—work it out between the two of you. If he listens, you’ve made a friend. If he won’t listen, take one or two others along so that the presence of witnesses will keep things honest, and try again.— Matthew 18: 15-16

Listen Deeply

The peace of God which passes all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:7

Choosing Peace

Blessed are the peacekeepers, for they shall be called the children of God. — Matthew 5:9

Friend or Foe

Whoever is not against us is for us. — Mark 9:40

Just Like Us

You thought I was one just like yourself. — Psalm 50: 21b

Charity, Clarity and a Word

Now to him who is able to keep you from falling, and to make you stand without blemish in the presence of his glory with rejoicing, to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen. — Jude 1: 24-25

Honoring Other Voices

I love the Lord; he hears my voice and my supplication. — Psalm 116:1

A Place of Peace

If your brother or sister sins against you, go and tell your brother or sister their fault, between you and them alone. If they listen, you have gained your brother or sister. — Matthew 18:15

Look for Goodness

Seek peace and pursue it. — 1 Peter 3:11b