bible based christian daily devotional

Do you see an inappropriate ad? PLEASE REPORT IT!

Categories

Worthy Devotions - Bible Based Christian Daily Devotional

Take out the trash!

Thursday, August 2, 2012 (4:11 am)

by George Whitten, Editor of Worthy Devotions

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

As we were leaving for Jerusalem yesterday, my wife made one of her frequent requests of me – “Honey! Could you take down the trash?” Well, I don’t know about you– but this is not one of my favorite tasks. Why does it always seem like we guys always get pinned with the dirty work?!(My wife — and probably many of you ladies out there would probably have a good laugh at that question!) But really, though — I was sure I had just emptied that trash can two seconds ago! I mean, I turn around and it’s full again!

It amazes me how much garbage our little family makes. But it got me thinking about spiritual garbage. Let’s face it. We live in a world running rampant with spiritual trash. It’s everywhere — and though we as believers try and avoid it, we step out our front doors and there it is to greet us. As a matter of fact, we don’t even have to step out our doors anymore! The trash has inundated our television, our music, our computers. It’s in our schools and even in our congregations! We’re probably so chock full of trash by now, we’re overflowing! I think it’s time we empty our spiritual trash cans.

We have a responsibility to make sure we empty our spiritual trash – and empty it often. Let’s ask the Lord to help us take out this yucky mess and clean us up from head to toe — that we might be able to do greater things for Him!

Copyright 1999-2014 Worthy Devotions. All rights reserved.

2 Responses to “Take out the trash!”

  1. LisaMarie Says:

    Amen George..and couldn't agree with you more.. I posted something yesterday about "Enough is Enough".. it kind of goes with this for it is the trash that is within ourselves that also needs to be taken out..

  2. Theodore A. Jones Says:

    "For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God's sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous." Rom. 2:13 This went out in your trash along with the rest of the gospel of God.

Leave a Reply




Sign up for our Worthy Briefs! IT'S FREE!!! Your information is completely confidential! We HATE SPAM too!
Your email address:
First Name:
Last Name:
Enter security code:

Read some of our recent Worthy Briefs

Worthy Brief - 3/31/2015
Worthy Brief - 3/30/2015
Worthy Brief - 3/26/2015
Worthy Brief - 3/24/2015
Worthy Brief - 3/23/2015
  • Most Popular Posts


  • World News
    Iran Nuclear Talks Extended As 'Key Issues' Remain
    Midnight Deadline Approaches Iran Nuke Deal
    Threat of Ground Incursion Looms Over Yemen by Saudi Arabia
    Iran Backs Away From Crucial Element in Negotiations Just Before Deadline
    Arab League Agree to Joint Military Force
    Iran Operating Top Secret 'Parallel Nuclear Program', Iranian Dissident Group Claims
    Obama's War Authorization To Go After Jihadists Worldwide
    Israel News
    Netanyahu: Nuke Deal With Iran Will Leave Iran 'Less Than A Year' From Bomb
    Hezbollah Rockets Outfitted with Iranian Guided Warheads
    France preparing draft for UN resolution on Palestine
    On Eve of Possible Iranian Nuke Deal, Israel Shows Off Latest Sub
    Putin pledges support for Palestinian state
    Iran Nuke Deal Worse Than Israel Feared, Netanyahu Says
    Obama Looks to UN to Force Two-State Solution
    U.S. News
    Ex-Intel Chief: U.S. Displaying 'Willful Ignorance' Regarding Middle East
    Climate Change Treaty Will Include Promise of 28% Cut in Emissions from U.S.
    Christian Florist Guilty of Discrimination
    Obama vetoes Keystone XL
    U.S. military decimated under Obama
    Court keeps 'under God' in Pledge
    Islam Has Been Woven Into the Fabric of Our Country Since Its Founding, Claims Obama
    Christian News
    Myanmar to Pass Bills Curbing Religious Freedoms
    India: Christian Institutions Desecrated
    Nigeria: Muslims Herdsmen attack Christian Village
    Thai Police Arrest Hundreds of Christian Refugees
    Pastors in Sudan to be tried for Evangelism
    American Missionary Kidnapped in Nigeria
    "Iran Must Know Where We Stand"
    Great Reading Material
    Add our Daily Christian Devotion
    You can add our daily Christian devotional to your sites for FREE!

    You can get more information, please go to Worthy Webmaster.
    Link to our Daily Christian Devotional
    Help others find Worthy Christian Devotions! Use this code to link to Worthy Christian Devotions on your web page:

    <a href="http://www.worthydevotions.com" title="Christian Devotions">Daily Christian Devotionals - Worthy Devotions</a>



    Copyright 1999-2013 Worthy Christian Devotional – Daily Devotion » Take out the trash!