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A Daily Devotion for Friday, May 26

James 5:5

You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter. (Or, 'yourselves as in a day of feasting.')

It is easy to be satisfied with where we are and with what we have. But God has made all things possible for us, including the very ground we walk on. Complacency to me implies being self-satisfied and not inclined to work much to change things. If I listen to God's message for me in this scripture, I am pushed out of my comfort zone, once again, into living out a more radical discipleship.

Holy Father, what can I do? How can I make more of a difference and live boldly as a Christian believer in this world? I will follow you, and listen. Amen

Becky, transforming

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Beverly Flynn
Beverly Flynn
May 26, 2023

Friday, May 26th, 2023

James 5:5

You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

So we can conclude that complacency is when the believer has reached a point of satisfaction in which they becomes comfortable and don't feel the need to move forward in their Christian life as SIN slowly starts to overtake. We are given a strong warning when our pursue of money and power, makes us rich apart from God. James is saying, we can make our business and financial plans and make a lot of money over our life time. We can do all this without giving God one thought about what we ar…

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