Christian Devotional – August 24, 2014

Read 3 John


3 John 10–So when I come, I will call attention to what he is doing, spreading malicious nonsense about us. No satisfied with that, he even refuses to welcome other believers. He also stops those who want to do so and puts them out of the church.


John goes into more detail about the situation he brought up in the previous verse. Diotrophes is spreading lies, refusing hospitality, and then throwing out of the church those who are being hospitable. What is John going to do? He plans to confront Diotrophes and call out what he is doing wrong. There are sins and evil in the world that make God angry. We must stand up for what is right and confront evil through Christ. Are we willing to follow God’s leading to stand up against the wrongs we see?


Father, its so much easier to just complain about the evil in this world tan it is to stand up against it. Give me courage, boldness and a love for You that will not let me keep silent about the evil and injustice in this world. You are against it, and so am I!