I wrote the devotions for this week for a series at the Cove Church, called “Lessons We Have Learned.” The topic idea was “Make Sure You Can Share Jesus at the End of the Day.”
God was talking to Satan and said this of Job, “There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil. And he still maintains his integrity, though you incited me against him to ruin him without any reason,” (Job 2:3, NIV) Often we feel attacked by the enemy, but the question is, do we maintain integrity? When things get difficult, how do we respond? Do we turn our backs on God and blame Him for our circumstances? If we are able to be “blameless, upright, fear God and shun evil” through difficult circumstances, then we pave the way to share Jesus with our friends. It’s noticeable to others when we maintain obedience and an unquenchable thirst for God during the trials of life. Francis of Assisi said, “Preach the gospel always. When necessary use words.” Living a life of integrity is one of the best ways to “preach” our faith without having to speak.
Read: Titus 2:7-8; Psalm 41:12; 2 Peter 3:14