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ON THE WAY HOME MINISTRIES

ON THE WAY HOME WALK WITH JESUS 

ABOUT BILL BROOKS

Hi and good day to you I am Richard Dean Brooks

I started ON THE WAY HOME MINISTRIES while I was incarcerated in Federal Prison and we (my father and I) started it as a daily scripture and devotion delivered to Facebook, Emails, and even in the Federal secure emails called Coorlinks.com .  We are now on the 6th year and continuing to grow. Just hit the button and learn more about me and my father (Bill Brooks) who helped found OTWHministries.

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    DAILY DEVOTIONS

DAILY DEVOTIONS
  • RICHARD DEAN BROOKS

2nd Thessalonians 3:6-10

6 In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching[a] you received from us. 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you, 8 nor did we eat anyone’s food without paying for it. On the contrary, we worked night and day, laboring and toiling so that we would not be a burden to any of you. 9 We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you to imitate. 10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”

3:6-10 Paul was writing here about the person who is lazy. Paul explained that when he and his companions were in Thessalonica, they worked hard, buying what they needed rather than becoming a burden to any of the believers. The rule they followed was, “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” There’s a difference between leisure and laziness. Relaxation and recreation provide a necessary and much needed balance to our lives; when it is time to work, however, Christians should jump right in. We should make the most of our talent and time, doing all we can to provide for ourselves and our dependents. Rest when you should be resting, and work when you should be working. Tyndale. Life Application Study Bible NIV.

To often today we see so many people that think they can just depend on others (government, or family) to take care of them. I’m not saying that there aren’t those who deserve the help. Just as Christ said take care of the old and needy. But today’s society allows laziness to run rampant. Christ intented for us to work and rest when we should in order to keep a balance in our lives. ON THE WAY HOME WALK WITH JESUS and always do your work to provide for yourself and others in need.

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We are all Jesus loving Biblical based Christians that want to show the love of Jesus Christ and what he has done in our lives and can do in your life also. That is how we named the site ON THE WAY HOME MINISTRIES.  We are all on our way home, to Heaven or hell , preferably Heaven and if so how we should WALK WITH JESUS in our daily lives just like he was right by our side everyday. 

So ON THE WAY HOME WALK WITH JESUS 

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