05 Nov Selfless Vote (Phil 2:3-4) by Dr. Rich Reich
Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors.
“Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves, each looking out not for his own interests, but [also] everyone for those of others.” ~ Phil 2:3-4 (full readings)
Rich’s Reflections: During this presidential election season we have been bombarded with campaign literature and commercials trying to lure us into their favor by tempting our selfish desires (e.g., more jobs, better education, improved economy). With all of this political rhetoric, we can get lost in ourselves and forget those whose lives are at stake. This election, humbly regard others as more important than yourself. REMEMBER The Unborn and cast your vote for those who have no voice. Lord, please pour out a spirit of humility upon Your people as we approach this election day. Amen.
* Dr. Rich Reich is the co-founder of the LIFE Group Devotions and the National LIFE Runners Team. He is married to Erica and lives in Satellite Beach, FL. Full bio.
Faith Challenge: Do nothing out of selfishness. REMEMBER The Unborn at the polls tomorrow. Vote for those who have no voice.
Counter-Culture News: LifeSiteNews, LifeNews, American Family, Vatican, Project Rachel.
Our Prayers: Prayer to end abortion. LIFE Runners Creed. Add Prayers. Pray with meals, bedtime, wake up, etc. Consider mid-week Family Rosary (17 min). Let’s pray now.
Feast Day: Saint Elizabeth
Faith Quote: “He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package.” – unknown author
Through Christ our Lord,
* Pray/Fast: Prayer connects us with God’s will & His miracles, changing us & helping others. Fast from things that take your eyes off Jesus. Those who pray together stay together, and close to God!
* Save Unborn (& family): Abortion (images) is #1 death cause (22% pregnancies). Prov 24:11 & Jer 1:5. “A great poverty that a child must die that you might live as you wish.” Mother Teresa.
* Evangelize: Make room for unbelievers & re-evangelization of self, by way of prayer (relationship) and following Christ’s example of love (service/sacrifice/mercy). Mt 28:19.
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