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

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

Praying for Leaders

July 28, 2021

“I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.” (1 Timothy 2:1-2) To pray is to ask God to help you. To…

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Keeping Your Heart

July 16, 2021

“Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.” (Proverbs 4:23) Our verse says to keep your heart; not the muscle that pumps blood, obviously, but the part of you where your emotions and affections are; the part of you that decides what’s important in life. Proverbs 23:7 says,…

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Serving the Lord in a Tough Environment

July 2, 2021

“Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.” (Daniel 6:16) King Darius had one hundred twenty princes and over them three presidents. Daniel the Jewish prophet was the first president. Darius liked him best because “…an excellent spirit was in him;” (Daniel 6:3) He admired Daniel’s godliness. However, the other leaders wanted Daniel…

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When Morale is in the Tank

June 28, 2021

“And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.” (1 Samuel 30:6) During a time when David was on the run from King Saul, he…

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Be Where You Should Be, and Do What You Should Do

June 18, 2021

“And the three eldest sons of Jesse went and followed Saul to the battle: and the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab, and the third Shammah. And David was the youngest: and the three eldest followed Saul. But David went and returned…

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Fighting with God

June 14, 2021

“And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man,” (Genesis 6:3) Psalm 47:7 says, “For God is the King of all the earth:” As King, He has authority over us. Yet He also gives us free will to obey or disobey Him. Of course, He is also the “…Judge of all the…

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Forgiveness: Receiving and Giving

June 11, 2021

“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, 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) Most of us know what it’s like to say or do things we…

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Food That’s Good and Good for You

June 3, 2021

“How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” (Psalm 119:103) Do you remember being a kid at the dinner table and mom putting broccoli, turnips, liver, or something else you couldn’t stand in front of you? You would ask, “Why do I have to eat this?” She would…

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Political Essay: Please Read Before you Sign

May 24, 2021

“Thy God, whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.” (Daniel 6:16) Darius was the Medo-Persian king. The Medo-Persians had defeated the Babylonians. Daniel the prophet had served the Babylonians, but now that the Medo-Persians were in power, Daniel was working for King Darius. Darius’s government had one hundred twenty princes over the whole kingdom,…

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Essay from a Concerned American: Serving the Lord in the Workplace

May 24, 2021

“Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;” (Romans 12:11) Romans Chapter 12 is largely about the nuts and bolts of the daily Christian life. At first glance, our verse may seem to be for people in ministry; yet it’s really for everyone who knows Jesus as Saviour. The Book of Romans wasn’t…

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Pouring Out Your Heart to God

May 16, 2021

“…pour out your heart before him:” (Psalm 62:8) Israel was in cruel bondage in Egypt. God sent Moses to deliver them. Moses and his brother Aaron went to Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, and said, “Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast unto me in…

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Essay from a Concerned American: Yellow Journalism

May 6, 2021

“For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.” (2 Corinthians 13:8) Journalists, like most people, aren’t perfect. Take the following FOX 23 News headline: Tulsa police search for suspect after robbing a woman at gunpoint Does something sound not quite right? We know (or hope) that Tulsa police didn’t rob a…

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