• After several months of waiting, our septic system at home is being repaired. I am actually watching the men work as I write this devotion! We experienced a leak in the system which let everyone nearby know that our septic line was not working - if you know what I mean! I think all of you know the purpose of a septic tank. It holds everything that comes from the shower, sink and toilet and distributes the waste water throughout a filter drain system in the ground.

     

    I know, some of you are thinking right now...how in the world can this be a devotion and offer any spiritual lesson? Well, somehow I can find spiritual truth in most situations of life! So let's look to a verse in the New Testament written by the apostle Paul.


  • Ruth and Billy Graham were married more than 60 years before she preceded him in her promotion to glory. Many do not know that Ruth Bell Graham was the daughter of medical missionaries to China. She spent her childhood in China and spoke Chinese.  It was in China where she started to write poetry that honored God.  Among her many poems was one written after she met Billy Graham and fell in love with him. Here is what she wrote: