Our Daily Bread Devotional 24 September 2021 – The Whatevers
Welcome to Friday 24 September 2021 daily devotional of Our Daily Bread titled The Whatevers. This message shall be a blessing to your life and destiny.
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Our Daily Bread Devotional 24 September 2021
Topic: The Whatevers
Brothers and sisters, whatever . . . is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8
Today’s Scripture: Philippians 4:1 – 9
Every Friday evening, the national news my family views concludes the broadcast by highlighting an uplifting story. In contrast to the rest of the news, it’s always a breath of fresh air. A recent “good” Friday story focused on a reporter who had suffered from COVID-19, fully recovered, and then decided to donate plasma to possibly help others in their fight against the virus. At the time, the jury was still out on how effective antibodies would be. But when many of us felt helpless and even in light of the discomfort of donating plasma (via needle), she felt it “was a small price to pay for the potential payoff.”
After that Friday broadcast, my family and I felt encouraged—dare I say hope-filled. That’s the power of the “whatevers” Paul described in Philippians 4: “whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable” (v. 8). Did Paul have in mind plasma donation? Of course not. But did he have in mind sacrificial actions on behalf of someone in need—in other words, Christlike behavior? I’ve no doubt the answer is yes.
But that hopeful news wouldn’t have had its full effect if it hadn’t been broadcast. It’s our privilege as witnesses to God’s goodness to look and listen for the “whatevers” all around us and then share that good news with others that they may be encouraged. By: John Blase
REFLECT: What’s a “whatever” story that’s encouraged you lately? Who might want or need to hear your story?
Father, I know that behind whatever is excellent and praiseworthy is You. I love You.
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Thank you for reading Our Daily Bread Devotional 24 September 2021 titled The Whatevers. Wishing you God’s richest blessings of the day.