Day 27: Allegiance

allegianceAllegiance

: devotion or loyalty to a person, group, or cause

PRAY: Lord, I thank you today for your allegiance to me—your eternal loyalty to love and lead me. I pray today that you would mold my heart in perfect allegiance to you. I pray that during this election, you would consistently remind your people in America that our allegiance is to you alone. Make our hearts loyal to you, and may our participation in the political process flow out of our response to you.

Psalm 100:1-5

“On your feet now—applaud God! Bring a gift of laughter, sing yourselves into his presence. Know this: God is God, and God, God. He made us; we didn’t make him. We’re his people, his well-tended sheep. Enter with the password: ‘Thank you!’ Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him. For God is sheer beauty, all-generous in love, loyal always and ever.”

Author: Dr. Mary Ellen Schoonover

Well loved! I have been blessed all my life to be surrounded by family and friends that nurtured, supported and loved me into the person that I have become. That love has sustained me throughout whatever circumstance I have found in life. It is the greatest gift that one can give and the essential ingredient to living life with no regrets. I reached this conclusion while lying in a hospital bed on life support for 70 days. Under those circumstances I dealt with the essential ingredients of my life. What was important? Why was I alive? What did my life mean?

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