Police Devotional Helpful articles by Brian Miller, Retired Police Sergeant, CPD

Police Devotional Helpful articles by Brian Miller, Retired Police Sergeant, CPD

Jacob’s Life-Changing Decision

August 4, 2022

“…then shall the LORD be my God:” (Genesis 28:21)    Jacob had masqueraded as his brother Esau so his father Isaac would give him the blessing that was supposed to go to Esau. Esau was furious and he threatened to kill Jacob. Rebekah told Jacob, “Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou…

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Esau and Jacob

July 28, 2022

“And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents. And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.” (Genesis 25:27-28) When you read stories of people in the Bible, you read about imperfect people…

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One Person Makes a Difference

July 20, 2022

“And Jonathan said to the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us: for there is no restraint to the LORD to save by many or by few.” (1 Samuel 14:6) Jonathan was a son…

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Lessons in the Storm

July 8, 2022

But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they…

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Faith in God and Liberty

July 7, 2022

“…where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.” (2 Corinthians 3:17) The word “LIBERTY” is on all U.S. coins. Additionally, President Eisenhower signed a resolution in 1955 mandating “In God We Trust” on all U.S. currency. Charles Bennett (D-Fla), the bill’s author, said, “In these days when imperialistic and materialistic communism seeks to…

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The Golden Rule for Leaders

June 24, 2022

“Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them:” (Matthew 7:12) Cities across America are in deep trouble. Police officers are leaving their departments for others or leaving the job altogether. Many people do not want to be police. Others remain on the job but do…

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A Weapon Against Temptation

June 22, 2022

“Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred. And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.…

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God Honors Obedience

June 15, 2022

   “…them that honour me I will honour,” (1 Sam 2:30)    Abraham and Sarah had a son, Isaac. This birth was a miracle since both were older and Sarah could not have children. Years later, when Isaac was older, God told Abraham, “Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee…

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Help for America

June 1, 2022

“…The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” (James 5:16) In 1 Samuel 4, we see how the Philistines beat Israel in a battle: “…and they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men.” (1 Samuel 4:2) The leaders in Israel did not know how this could have happened: “Wherefore…

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Receiving and Giving

May 31, 2022

“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:31-32) When you receive Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour, your sin debt is…

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In the Beginning

May 23, 2022

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) During Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn asked her to define a woman. The judge replied, “I’m not a biologist” (Dastagir, paragraph 2). Reference: Dastagir, A. (2022) Marsha Blackburn asked Ketanji Brown Jackson to define ‘woman.”…

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Jesus’ Descent from Abraham

May 19, 2022

“Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:…

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