Definition of Value: To estimate worth, to appraise or consider someone or something to be beneficial; have a high opinion of. (Webster)

It is interesting to know what people value. Myself, I can look at an old junk car and envision it back to its intended and original beauty. However, my wife does not see the value as I do in old cars, but she would visualize a beautiful final product from boxes of fabric; but me, not so much.

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Thank you for reading this devotional today. This Sunday, August 9, is our annual I Believe Sunday. This day started about 10-12 years ago. It is the day we will give either a one-time gift or a weekly/monthly offering for Milford Christian Academy and Biblical School of World Evangelism. Please pray for each of these two ministries of our church which are committed to Biblical, God-honoring teaching in order to develop young people and young adults for Himself.

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Have you ever experienced a difficult time in your life when you thought to yourself, "I'm not sure I can move on." Possibly a circumstance arose where you were offended or hurt and it caused a hurdle that was difficult to overcome. Or maybe it's a memory in your past that hinders you from going forward. In today's devotional, I want to share a small truth that has helped me move beyond hardship toward victory. Our thought takes us to the first two chapters of the Gospel of Mark.

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In Psalm 3, we see David on the run for his life. Many think that this Psalm was written later in David's life while he was on the run from his son, Absalom, as Absalom was trying to overthrow David and usurp the throne of Israel. Others think that this Psalm was written earlier in David's life before he began to reign as king and Saul was chasing him. Either way, the premise of the Psalm is still the same - David is in real danger for his life and is fleeing real enemies.

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Recently I've started reading in the book of Psalms. Over the last couple of weeks, God has been dealing with me about the topic of my "way." Our way can be understood by defining it as our customs, manners, and behaviors. I would like to make three comparisons found in Scripture which will challenge us to change our ways and to follow God's ways.

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