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

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

The First Violent Criminal

January 9, 2021

“And Cain…rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.” (Genesis 4:8-9) Genesis 4:1 says, “And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, “I have gotten a man from the LORD.” (Genesis 4:1) God had promised them a Redeemer after they’d sinned. Eve may have thought Cain would be…

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A New Set of Clothes

December 27, 2020

Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.” (Genesis 3:21) When the serpent tempted Eve to eat the forbidden fruit, he accused God of lying to keep something good from them: “Ye shall not surely die [as God had warned]: For God doth know that…

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How Did Things Go Wrong?

November 30, 2020

“And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.” (Genesis 3:15) Psalm 19:1 says, “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork.” The glorious, starry night sky shows us how glorious…

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Police Devotional 11-12-20

November 12, 2020

“…whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.” (Revelation 22:17) “The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him, Saying, Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother. Now…

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Police Devotional 11-9-20

November 9, 2020

Post-Election Counsel from God’s Word “I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel:” (Psalm 16:7) Election 2020 is now history. As of this writing, almost all the races have been decided. Whether you are rejoicing that your candidates won or lamenting that they lost, here are some thoughts from God’s Word, especially if…

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Police Devotional 10-28-20

October 28, 2020

Bearing the Sword “…he beareth not the sword in vain:” (Romans 13:4) Deadly force is the most serious issue you will deal with as a police officer. The government can end a person’s life legally in two ways: one is the death penalty. The other is by a police officer using deadly force. Death penalties…

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Police Devotional 10-22-20

October 22, 2020

Hearing from God “…the voice of his word.” (Psalm 103:20) As a politician, you spend a lot of time hearing from people: constituents, political allies, and opponents, the media. It’s probably fair to say most of these people want something from you. Yet how often do you take time to hear from God? Hearing from…

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Police Devotional 10-6-20

October 6, 2020

Truth Prevails    “For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.” (2 Corinthians 13:8)    As a cop, you know that people are important, regardless of their race or ethnicity. You know it’s true and you demonstrate your commitment to that truth day in and day out by doing your best police work.…

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Police Devotional 9-28-20

September 28, 2020

A Brave Soldier, a Godly Leader, and a Loyal Family Man    “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land…

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Police Devotional 9-21-20

September 21, 2020

Choose Life “…choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:” (Deuteronomy 30:19) I knew of several cops in my career who’d killed themselves. As I recall, the issue in many cases didn’t seem to be mental illness, but emotional despondency over some bad situation in their lives. Why do cops kill themselves? More…

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Police Devotional 9-14-20

September 14, 2020

Fear of God, Faith in God “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD;” (Psalm 33:12) God was Somebody real to our Founding Fathers. And it wasn’t just some abstract idea of “something out there.” It was the God of the Bible. Even a casual look at our founding documents makes this fact obvious.…

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Police Devotional 9-9-20

September 9, 2020

Two Arms of the Law “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror…

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