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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.

Getting Back Up

Proverbs 24:16. For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief. A Saint – A Desire to Right The big difference between the saint and the sinner is a desire to do right.  When the saint falls down, he does not want to be laying around…

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…

A King Instead of a Judge

1 Samuel 8:1-3. And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel. Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba. And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took…

Landmarks

Proverbs 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set. Landmarks of Family Estates A landmark or boundary marker lets us know something about the limits or edges of a piece of property.  Many times, in large family estates, it is possible that the boundary markers may go back many generations.  The land or estate…

You Cannot Choose the Consequences of Sin

Deuteronomy 1:26. Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God: Deuteronomy 1:43. So I spake unto you; and ye would not hear, but rebelled against the commandment of the Lord, and went presumptuously up into the hill. Rebellion and Feigned Repentance Moses is retelling the story about…

A Right View of Holinesss

Numbers 16:3-5. And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the Lord? And when Moses heard it,…

A Lifetime of Endurance

Mark 4:17 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word’s sake, immediately they are offended. Having Roots in Your Life There are some who profess salvation, yet they don’t have much root in them. They don’t tend to last very long,…