On Fatherhood: Family Devotions

Yesterday we were reading about Daniel & the Lion’s Den as we ate a delightful dinner of tilapia, asparagus, rice a la Chef Emily. We talked with the kids about how Daniel was in the lion’s den, safe from being eaten because the Lord kept the lion’s mouths shut. We talked about God’s grace, mercy and protection over those who are committed to walk with Him. Malachi got it, except for one part: how did a turtle keep the lion’s mouth shut? I mean, a turtle?

No, son. An Angel of the Lord. Not a turtle of the Lord.

Ah. That makes more sense.

One has to admit that a turtle of the Lord is intriguing…

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I'm a husband, dad, and pastor living in Portage, Michigan. I suppose I'm a euphoric melancholy generalist with average skills, experiences, and passions across several intertwined disciplines and hobbies including music, speaking, writing, leadership, ministry, and collecting cultural artifacts from the 1980's -- mostly vintage boomboxes. You can read my blog at www.radamdavidson.com, subscribe to my podcast (RadCast) or friend me on facebook.com/radamdavidson. about.me/radamdavidson
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One Response to On Fatherhood: Family Devotions

  1. Marianne says:

    Maybe it was a Teenage Ninja Turtle that kept the lion’s mouth shut!

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