Police Devotional

Helpful articles by Brian Miller, Retired Police Sergeant, CPD

Police Devotion 7-22-2019

July 22, 2019

“…the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18). This passage tells of two realities: visible and invisible. Visible reality is temporary: “the things which are seen are temporal.” Invisible reality is eternal: “the things which are not seen are eternal.” First there’s reality we…

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Police Devotion 7-5-19

July 5, 2019

“And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as…

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Police Devotion 12-23-2018

December 23, 2018

“And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,” (Luke 1:76-77) Luke 1:6-7 says that Zacharias and Elisabeth “were both righteous before God, walking in…

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Police Devotion 11-20-2018

November 20, 2018

“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” (Ps 139:23-24) A young lady working in a store was talking with a friend. A young man walked in, handed her a bag, and…

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Police Devotion 10-28-2018

October 28, 2018

“He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But…

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Police Devotion 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018

“For thou hast girded me with strength to battle” (2 Samuel 22:40) As a cop, you need to be ready to fight. No matter what you hear about how police work has changed, one thing hasn’t—there will be times when you have to fight. You can’t always deescalate. Technically, you can NEVER deescalate because you…

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Police Devotion 9-30-2018

September 30, 2018

“Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him:” (Job 13:15) As a cop, you see awful things on the job. Ever want to ask God why? Why does a drunk kill or maim an innocent motorist and walk away unhurt? Why do rival gang members shoot at each other and none of them…

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Police Devotion 9-20-2018

September 20, 2018

“And he [Jesus] said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given. For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath”…

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Police Devotion 8-28-2018

August 28, 2018

“For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another” (Galatians 5:14-15). Churches are made up of imperfect human beings, like police departments. And like police departments, churches…

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Police Devotion 8-15-2018

August 15, 2018

“Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee. But he [Jesus] answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas: For as Jonas…

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Police Devotion 8-10-2018

August 10, 2018

“And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself. And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art…

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Police Devotion 6-19-2018

June 19, 2018

“Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory? and how do ye see it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison of it as nothing? Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD; and be strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest; and be strong,…

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