SHORT-TIMERS! – Isaiah 57:1 Devotional

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Isaiah 57:1 – Devotional

Isaiah 57:1

“The righteous perishes, and no man takes it to heart; merciful men are taken away, while no one considers that the righteous is taken away from evil.”

When I served in the military, we had a term for those who were close to being discharged from active duty – – SHORT-TIMERS! The title implied that they could not be relied upon quite as much as those who had a longer commitment.

The reality of life is that our time here on earth is limited. As long as we focus upon what will satisfy our own pleasures, we will be disappointed. It is when we live a life of service to God and to others that we will find real meaning.

There are also many people who struggle with the unknown. The glimpses of glory that we find in God’s Word should be of glorious assurance for those who have received eternal salvation by our faith in God’s wonderful grace.

I have been at the bedside of precious saints of God including my wife and daughter. I want to tell you that there is peace that goes beyond human understanding. I actually longed to be going with them. God assures me that as long as He has work for me I must wait a little longer. Tomorrow I will be sending out a repeat of my Daily-E-Votional called the Sands of Eternity. Watch for it!

Blessings dear hearts walk with God today and be a blessing!

– – – Pastor Cecil

One Year Bible Scripture for Today

by Pastor Cecil

One Year Bible Reading for July 22nd:

    • 2 Chronicles 6:12-8:10
    • Romans 7:13-8:8
    • Psalm 18:1-15
    • Proverbs 19:24-25

If you have watched The Sands of Eternity video above and prayed the prayer at the end, please go to and use the form on the webpage to let us know so we can send you follow up resources and/or send an email to and let him know.