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Dear Friends,
Has there been a time in your life when you felt the world was against you because you did the right thing? Sometimes doing the right thing will have consequences that are painful. In those times, you will need to remember that God is still there with you and will give you the grace to go on. Today, I want to share a devotional from my book, Devotions for Working Women, that reminds you of God’s grace so you can do the right thing—always.

God Gives Us the Grace to Always Do what Is Right
# 107
Psalm 84:11-12 (NLT)

For the Lord our God is our light and protector. He gives us grace and glory. No good thing will the Lord withhold from those who do what is right. O Lord Almighty, happy are those who trust in you.

When we first come to Christ, we move from living in darkness to living in the light. As we grow in the knowledge of God, the Holy Spirit teaches us all truth. As we become mature Christians and have a revelation of what is right and wrong, we have the responsibility to do what is right—always.

Doing what’s right on a consistent basis and on our own strength is difficult, but we can do it with the help of the Holy Spirit. The Bible promises the Lord withholds “no good thing” from those who do what is right. In the workplace, we must make a decision to always do what’s right regardless of the consequences—even if it includes losing our jobs. We have to trust God in every situation to give us the wisdom necessary to handle it correctly. We must trust Him to protect us and give us grace.

Our part is to not compromise our beliefs but rather to trust in God. His part is to protect us and be our light. He is our “sun and shield” (v. 11 KJV).

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