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Old Paths Musings

Old Paths Musings is a daily devotional that includes Bible verse, quotes from Christian authors and up to date commentary on the scripture. The primary focus is to help Christians with their walk with God.

A Colt

Luke 19:30 Saying, Go ye into the village over against you; in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat: loose him, and bring him hither. A Colt Tied A colt is a young horse who has never been broken.  A colt must be tied when it…

The Curse and Capitalism

Genesis 3:17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;…

Hiding Under a Rock

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people! Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be…

Coronavirus

1. It started in one place and spread until everyone on Earth was in danger. 2. It is invisible to the naked eye. You do not see it coming for you until it is too late. 3. Once inside it begins to do many hurtful things which bring pain and unhappiness. 4. It affects everyone…

Take Heed

1 Timothy 4:16 – Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee. Taking Heed There are some things in life we need to take heed to.  One of the most important things to listen to is the Word…

The Depths of the Sea

Micah 7:19. He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. The Depths of the Sea We truly have a merciful God.  He forgives, over and over.  His mercies are new every day.  You cannot wear…

We Can Have Power Over Sin

Hebrews 4:15. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Christ Under Control of the Spirit I was reading through Ruth Paxson’s “Life on the Highest Plane” and truly getting a blessing.  She…

Only By Pride

Proverbs 13:10. Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom. Pride Drives To Do Stupid Things There are many situations that cross our path in life.  How we deal with those situations shows our true character.  Pride can drive us to do some pretty stupid things at times.  We are trying…

A Committed Life

John 2:23-25. Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did. But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men, And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was…

Trusting the Hand of God

Psalms 31:15. My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me. Trusting the Hand of God Our life is in the Lord’s hand.  He controls the day-to-day happenings that cross our paths.  David said that his times were in the Lord’s hand.  The hand…

One Thing That is Needed

Luke 10:41-42. And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. One Thing That is Needful As Christians, it can be easy to let the world and…