Police Devotional

Helpful articles by Brian Miller, Retired Police Sergeant, CPD

Police Devotion 1-9-2017

January 9, 2017

“Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.” (Proverbs 16:24) Proverbs 21:19 says, “It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.” As a cop, you’ve probably dealt with domestic fights where no crime was committed, so you told the husband,…

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Police Devotion 12-21-2016

December 22, 2016

“In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;” (Titus 1:2) Christmas is a wonderful time. It’s not just the commemoration of an event. It’s also a celebration of a hope—a sure hope. Usually when you use the word “hope,” you talk about something you want to happen, but…

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Police Devotion 12-5-2016

December 5, 2016

“They angered him [God] also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes: Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.” (Psalm 106:32-33) As a cop, you may have to deal with people who try to provoke you with words. They’ll do it…

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Police Devotion 11-23-2016

November 23, 2016

“And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle?” (Jonah 4:11) Jesus said the story of Jonah and the whale is a true story: “For as Jonas was three days and three nights…

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Police Devotion 11-21-2016

November 21, 2016

“Trust in the LORD, and do good;” (Psalm 37:3) After King Solomon died, his son, Rehoboam, became king of Israel. Afterward the kingdom was split in two, Israel and Judah. Israel had one rotten king after another. One thing worse than a wicked person is a wicked person in a place of power. Israel’s first…

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Police Devotion 11-11-2016

November 11, 2016

“And Joseph said unto his brethren, and unto his father’s house, I will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say unto him, My brethren, and my father’s house, which were in the land of Canaan, are come unto me; And the men are shepherds, for their trade hath ben to feed cattle; and they have brought…

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Police Devotion 11-8-2016

November 8, 2016

“And he [Jesus] went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought; Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.” (Luke 19:45-46) One great thing about the Bible is that you can read…

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Police Devotion 11-2-2016

November 2, 2016

“I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 1:14) When King Solomon wrote Ecclesiastes, he obviously wasn’t happy. He’d put his faith in the Messiah; he was rich; and he was wise. He said about his riches: “I made me great…

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Police Devotion 10-15-2016

October 20, 2016

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:” (2 Thessalonians 3:1) Paul traveled with other Christians, preaching God’s Word. He knew people needed to hear from God’s Word—unsaved people needed to hear how to receive Jesus as Saviour and…

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Police Devotion 10-7-2016

October 7, 2016

“For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure” (Philippians 2:13). Matthew 9:36 says, “But when he [Jesus] saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.” The Lord came from heaven, where…

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Police Devotion 9-30-2016

September 30, 2016

“And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will…

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Police Devotion 9-16-2016

September 16, 2016

“Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.” (Lamentations 3:51) In Lamentations, Jeremiah talks of how God’s people were taken captive because of their chronic sin. Maybe he wrote these words because he was heartbroken at seeing the young ladies, the “daughters of my city,” taken as captives because of…

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