Devotionals Daily: A Year with Jesus – October 19

Devotionals Daily: A Year with Jesus


From Catch of the Day by Jimmy Houston

Happy are those who respect the LORD and obey him. Psalm 128:1

I have many rules of thumb in fishing. These are rules I follow wherever we are fishing. One simple rule is, bigger baits catch bigger bass. Another rule is to fish a spinner bait at a depth just before it goes out of sight. You need to have your very own set of “rules” to fish by. They can be quite a bit different from mine, but they must have a foundation of facts and experience. Follow those rules and you’ll catch more fish. Although the Bible is more than a book of rules, God has given us commands and instructions in it that we must follow to be happy. My rules of thumb help me catch more fish. God’s rules of thumb are designed to give us a fuller, richer, more complete life.

©2005, 2012 by Jimmy Houston

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