It is one thing to say you will do something, but to actually do it is quite another matter. In this devotional from Exodus 24, we discuss the importance of integrity and how to achieve it in a world that sees keeping promises as something that is evil.
Have you ever made a promise that you wish you didn't make? Would you follow through with your promise or would you conveniently forget? In Ecclesiastes 5, we learn from the preacher, the importance of keeping our word and why it is good idea.
Saying you are going to do something is one thing, but to follow through with it no matter what is quite the other. What if doing what you say will do may cause you harm? What is more valuable to you, your promise or your personal safety? That was the question Judah had to answer in Genesis 44.
As a Christian, why is it important to have integrity? What is the cost of having it? In Genesis 43, we see what Judah is willing to pay to have integrity.
What do you do when the gets tough? Our response to hardship should be in a way that brings honor to our God. Let's examine the story of Joseph and see what he did when the going got rough.